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Get to Know: Christine Lafferty
Senior forward Christine Lafferty

Oct. 24, 2013

VILLANOVA, Pa. - As part of Senior Week leading up to the Wildcats' final home game against No. 17 Louisville on Sunday, each of the seniors sat down to answer some questions and let Nova Nation know more about them.

Christine Lafferty has seen time at Villanova at both midfield and forward, showing her versatility and flexibility in the game. The Medford, N.J., native is also busy off the field, excelling in the Villanova School of Business and volunteering in the Wildcat community.

Q: Why did you choose Villanova?
Christine: The people - that was one of the things for me. It sounds tacky, but it just felt different. It's a Catholic university with a good business school.

Q: What's been your favorite game to play in?
Christine: When we beat Georgetown sophomore year. That's when we knew we were going to the BIG EAST that year.

Q: What's your favorite restaurant in Villanova?
Christine: Primavera, in Ardmore.

Q: What are you planning on doing after Villanova?
Christine: I'm working for Ernst & Young, it's an accounting firm.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?
Christine: Brian Westbrook.

Q: What is your favorite food?
Christine: Ice cream.

Q: What is your favorite animal?
Christine: Dolphins.

Q: What's your favorite movie?>
Christine: Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Q: What do you like to do outside of field hockey?
Christine: I love reading, running, going to the beach. I like to do service, too. I'm involved with Sophomore Service Learning Community, I'm a facilitator. I work with Level twice a week, which is helping disabled students on campus.

Q: If you could play another sport at Villanova, what would it be?
Christine: Lacrosse. I miss lacrosse.



Q: If you could be a contestant on any game/reality show, which would you pick?
Christine: The Voice, if I could sing. It's really fun.

Q: If you could switch places with any of your teammates, who would it be?
Christine: I'll say Keira [Zambon]. I want to be Keira for a day.

Q: What is your pregame routine?
Christine: I always have to eat something good.

Q: What is your greatest strength on the field?
Christine: Persistence and hard work.