Cougar of the Week: Travis Durkin

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By Mai Hayashi
Scarlet Staff

Photo by Mai Hayashi.

Name: Travis Durkin
Year: Senior
Home: Woonsocket, RI
Sport: Lacrosse
Position: Defense

Q. How long have you been playing lacrosse?

A. This is my eighth year.

Q. How is this season going so far?

A. We are in a slump right now. But the next few games are really important. We need to get out of this situation.

Q. What condition is the team currently in?

A. We have been working hard and practicing harder. But we have seen lots of injuries this season.

Q. You are about to finish your fourth year on the lacrosse team at Clark. How do you feel about it?

A. I will definitely miss it. I will probably stay and play lacrosse or help out as a coach.

Q. Have you had any memorable moments?

A. Last year, we won in double-overtime against Wheaton.

Q. Do you have any games/colleges that you are excited to play?

A. I’m excited for the last few games against Babson and MIT. We have never beat them before, but we can definitely do it.

Q. How has lacrosse changed your life?

A. Sports are really important; they teach you to work with team a and how to be competitive.

Q. What is your motivation?

A. I guess to win. I love sports basically.