Player spotlight: Riley Switzler, senior longpole

What do cavemen and carne asada have in common? Ask Riley Switzler, our senior longpole


Riley Switzler

Name: Riley Switzler
Year: Senior
Major: Environmental science and management
Position: Defense
Hometown: Encinitas, California
High School: San Dieguito Academy HS

Did you play in high school? Three years

What are your main motivations for playing lacrosse?
I love the sport and I am dedicated to my team.

What would a successful season of lacrosse be for you?
Getting the defense squad to work together like clockwork

What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to spend time in nature hiking, camping, and fishing. I also like to play/listen to music, smack a volleyball, and perform improv comedy

Favorite Food

Favorite Movie/TV show
Finding Nemo/Breaking Bad

Favorite Book
The Future Of Life – E.O. Wilson

If you could have lunch with any person alive or dead, who would it be and why?
I would share carne asada fries with a Neanderthal just to watch them go bat**** crazy

What do you most enjoy about lacrosse?
The intensity and explosiveness of every minute. Good lacrosse requires 110% of you, and when I put everything I have on the field it makes me feel unstoppable.