Give & Go: Mira Shane Never Forgets the Aioli


Mira Shane was one of eight goalies to play Athletes Unlimited this summer.

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Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse pro and resident DJ Mira Shane never forgets the aioli.

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a therapist just like my mom.

What is your favorite hobby (other than lacrosse)?

DJing and dancing with my headphones in.

What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?

On the day of my high school graduation, I went skydiving.

Proudest moment on the lacrosse field?

Playing with a torn labrum in my final minutes to finish out my career at Michigan.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Main course is a homemade burger with a lettuce wrap, all the condiments and fries. (Don’t forget aioli.)

What animal best describes your style of play?

Brown bear mixed with an octopus.

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

“Don’t trip on something that’s behind you.”

What are your pregame rituals?

Bumping my speaker with the other pros.

What’s on your bucket list?

Writing a book of poetry.

Have you ever been told you look like someone famous? Who?

Yes, Jack Black because of his facial expressions.


If you could play any sport in the Olympics, what would it be and where?

I think I’d be down for some ping pong cause of the reflexes honestly in Senegal where I could connect with locals and speak some French!


What’s the best tip for goalies on how to stay out of your own head?

Remind yourself it’s just a game. You’re doing it because you love it and it makes you happy. Try your best to relieve the pressure and take it one shot at a time.

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