Eight Questions-Rachel Lindmark '10
1. When did you first start playing hockey?
I learned how to skate by the time I was three years old and I started playing hockey when I was four years old.
2. Why Connecticut College?
When looking at colleges I knew that I wanted to go to a school where I would get a great education and still be able to play Ice Hockey. Once I was accepted to Connecticut College, I knew that it was a perfect fit for me.
3. What are you studying here?
I am majoring in mathematics and economics.
4. What is the most satisfying part of the student athlete
experience at Connecticut College?
I think that the best part about being a student athlete here is the connections you make with people you otherwise wouldn´t. I am extremely close with all the girls on my team and we have a lot of fun together on and off the ice.
5. What is your most memorable moment?
My most memorable moment was when we beat Trinity by one goal in the quarter finals during playoffs last year. It was the first time our team has ever made it to the semi-finals.
6. What are some of the goals for the remainder of the season?
We have four NESCAC games left and our goal is to win all of them.
7. What other clubs/organizations are you involved in at Connecticut College?
I am a member of the Pegotty Investment Club on campus where I have had the opportunity to help manage part of the Connecticut College endowment.
8. What are your plans after graduation?
After graduation, I will be working at a financial software company called FactSet in Stamford, Conn. as a consultant.
Lindmark and the Camels will host Hamilton College for a pair of NESCAC games in Dayton Arena this weekend. Friday night, the Camels and Continentals face-off at 7:00 p.m and the two teams will play again Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.
Interview conducted by Sean Driscoll ´10
February 10, 2010