Get to Know: Alex Diekmann
Oct. 25, 2013
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova field hockey team (3-10, 0-5 BIG EAST) hosts No. 14 Louisville (12-4, 4-1 BIG EAST) Sunday at noon in the team's final home game of the season.
Alex Diekmann has been the backbone of the Wildcats for the past two seasons, starting 29 of 31 games in that time. The Holmdel, N.J., native has been named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll five times in her career, and earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team last season.
Q: Why did you choose Villanova?
Q: What's been your favorite game to play in?
Q: What's your favorite restaurant in Villanova?
Q: What are you planning on doing after Villanova?
Q: Who is your favorite athlete?
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What is your favorite animal?
Q: What do you like to do outside of field hockey?
Q: If you could play another sport at Villanova, what would it be?
Q: If you could be a contestant on any game/reality show, which would you pick?
Q: If you could switch places with any of your teammates, who would it be?
Q: What is your pregame routine?
Alex: Once I walk into the locker room and I put my headphones on, everyone just goes, `Bye.' I don't really talk until after we go on the field. I just need to get all the nerves out, so I just listen to music.
Q: What's the best thing about being a field hockey player?
Q: What is your greatest strength on the field?