Give & Go: U.S. U19 Gold Medalist Kasey Choma


Kasey Choma won a gold medal with the U.S. U19 team.

This article appears in the May/June 2020 edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Head to to subscribe.

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

Veterinarian. All I wanted was to be around animals.

What is your favorite hobby (other than lacrosse)?

Baking. I love trying new recipes I find on Instagram.

What was your most embarrassing moment on the lacrosse field?

Against Northwestern, when I dropped my stick and tried to swat a pass down with my hands.

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

Although it is not a full meal, I would choose chocolate cake. Fact about me, I love chocolate.

What are your pregame rituals?

I always wear the same Uggs to the pregame meal, I have to have my nails painted before every game and I write the word "determined" with a sharpie on my arm.

What is the best gift anyone has ever given you?

Justin Bieber tickets. I used to be a huge Belieber.

What movie scene always gives you goosebumps?

Definitely in "Miracle" when Herb Brooks gives his speech.

What's the last book you read?

"The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.

What song can you listen to all day long?

"Sunday Morning" by Matoma. It's actually my alarm clock!

from Kayla Treanor)

If you could kill off any character from a TV show, who would it be and why?

Jenny Humphrey from "Gossip Girl." She is the worst.

(from @gracejenk1ns on Instagram)

When did you start playing?

I started playing lacrosse when I was in kindergarten. I was conflicted whether or not I wanted to play lacrosse or softball in college. I ultimately made the devision going into middle school.

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