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Meet the Women's Performance Squad's Freshers!

Mimi Swaby

 

College: Van Mildert

Course: Combined Honours in Arts

Previous club and school: Repton/ Beeston

What are you most proud of? Winning indoor and outdoor school nationals in 2014

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? The eye of the tiger, by Survivor  

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? LADle

Rate yourself out of 10: 3.14159

What would your patronus be? Koala

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island? spoon, bowl, napkin

This is the witch: the what?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? A jungle tiger

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Olivia Warwick

 

College: John Snow

Course: Business and management

Previous club and school: Ampleforth

What are you most proud of? Getting into Durham

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? What you gonna do,  by Ill Phil and Lorenzo ft mc sim

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? Scrubbing brush, because of my hair..

Rate yourself out of 10: 5

What would your patronus be? Turtle

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island: Big boat, Swiss army knife, Sun cream

This is the witch: ......

What are you going to bring to DUHC? Curls and speakers

Anna Baker

 

College: Grey

Course: Geography BA

Previous club and school: Sutton Valence School and Canterbury Hockey Club

What are you most proud of? Playing for England in the 4 Nations tournament

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) by The Proclaimers (Kent is a long way away!)

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents? Michael McIntyre and Mary Berry.

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? A Magimix because I'm the ultimate Baker!

Rate yourself out of 10: 9.5, no ones perfect!

What would your patronus be? A Brown Bear.

Three things to bring to a DESSERT island? A bowl, spoon and napkin.

This is the witch: The what?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? A team player and a few goals here and there.

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Emma Headley

 

College: Butler

Course: Sport Science

Previous club and school: Kingston Grammar and Wimbledon HC

What are you most proud of? Winning Nationals

Single or occupied: Single

What song best describes you? Let it go, Frozen

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Channing Tatum and Jennifer Anniston

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? a knife, the buzzfeed quiz told me so.

Rate yourself out of 10: 10

What would your patronus be? Seal

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island: boat, knife and Bear Grylls

This is the witch:......

What are you going to bring to DUHC? good care of the hockey balls and no drinking ability!

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Lorna Jane Cruickshank

 

College: Hatfield

Course: Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

Previous club and school: Grange/CALA HC, George Heriot's

What are you most proud of? Being selected for u18 Europeans

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? Shut up and dance with me, by Walk the Moon

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Brangelina

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? A whisk, because I mix things up.

Rate yourself out of 10: 6.4

What would your patronus be? A dolphin

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island? Zac Efron, Haribos and a private jet for when I've run out of Haribos and had enough of my holiday.

This is the witch: the what?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? Better banter than Jenni Polson

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Miranda Turner

 

College: Hatfield

Course: Natural Sciences

Previous club and school: Queen Margret's and York HC

What are you most proud of? Raising enough money to build a school hall at Nserester school in Uganda

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? I wish I was a Punk Rocker, by Sandy Thom

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? Spatula because you get to scrape the bowl of all of the chocolate brownie mix

Rate yourself out of 10: 7

What would your patronus be? Zebra

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island: a GoPro, a sailboat and a bikini to top up the tan.

This is the witch: ......

What are you going to bring to DUHC? A lot of really bad hair days

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Imi Ward Parsons

 

College: Castle

Course: Engineering

Previous Club: Clifton Ladies

Previous School: Bristol Grammar

What are you most Proud of? Getting a Job with European Snowsports as a full time instructor last winter

Single or Ocuppied? Single

What song best describes you? Tubthumping, by Chumbawamba

Pick 2 Celebrities to be your parents: Courtney Cox and Matt Perry (Monica and Chandler)

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? chocolate fondue pot, because when I'm around everyone is obviously a little bit happier.

Rate your self out of 10: an optimistic 7.2

What would your patronus be? Jungle Tiger of course

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT Island? mojitos, a surf board and Sam Claflin.

This is the which: The What?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? I have randomly memorised inspirational/motivational quotes that I can whip out on different occasions

Olivia Scott

 

College: Stephenson

Course: Psychology (queens campus)

Previous club and school: Whitley Bay 2nds and Kings School Tynemouth

What are you most proud of? Being accepted into Durham University

Single or occupied? Occupied

What song best describes you? Eye of the tiger

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Will and Kate

What kitchen utensil would you be and why?: Spatula because I like to mix things up

Rate yourself out of 10: 7

What would your patronus be?: a unicorn

Three things to bring to a DESSERT island: a dummies guide to surviving a desert island, water and Ryan gosling

This is the witch: the what?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? Positivity

Grace Jeynes

 

College: Van Mildert

Course: Anthropology

Previous club and school: Shottery

What are you most proud of? conning Durham into taking me

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? Raise your glass , by Pink

Pick 2 celebrities to be parents: Robert Downey Jr and Lady Gaga

What kitchen utensil would you be and and why? Spork – cool at first but the novelty wears off pretty quickly.

Rate yourself out of 10. 7 – it’s a pretty decent word

What would your patronus be? Raven

What Three things would you bring to bring to a DESSERT island? Ipod, converse and how to build a raft

This is the witch: ah! the witch... do they have a hat?

What are you going to bring to DUHC? hopefully a hockey stick

Yannick Withoos

 

College: St John's

Course: Geology (3rd year)

Previous club and school: College hockey, but played for Yokohama International School before coming to Durham

What are you most proud of? getting through my 6 weeks of dissertation fieldwork in Scotland

Single or Occupied? Single

What song  best describes you? We Will Rock You by Queen (definite geology pun intended)

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington because they seem to be a celebrity couple that is actually working

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? Toaster, because I get cold really easily and would like to be warmer

Rate yourself out of 10: 10, self confidence is a must I feel

What would your patronus be? Swan, I had to take a Buzzfeed quiz, my Harry Potter knowledge is unfortunately not good enough to make an informed decision

What 3 things would you bring to a DESSERT island? flint, knife, tent

What will you bring to DUHC? a great attitude, great jokes (although this is subjective), and hopefully some great goalkeeping!

Ellie Sagrott

 

College: Grey

Course: anthropology (3rd year)

Previous club and school: Marden HC and Sutton Valence school

What are you most proud of? Getting through to the regional indoor tournament at school

Single or occupied? Occupied

What song best describes you? Reach by a club 7 as I am determined and cheesy

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: Michael McIntyre and Beyoncé

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? A masher as I love mashed potatoes and was born to the song of monster mash

Rate yourself out of 10: ...

What would your patronus be? An elephant

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island:  my cat ( as I am a crazy old cat lady), a radio so I can sing and dance along to some music and as much ice cream as I can eat before it melts

This is the witch:

What are you going to bring to DUHC? Enthusiasm and crazy dance moves

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Lorna Bennell

 

College:  Van Mildert

Course: Natural Sciences

Previous club and school: Ipswich hockey club and Woodbridge school

What are you most proud of? Throwing a backwards aerial during national finals

Single or occupied? Single

What song best describes you? That's not my name (aka kreacher)

Pick 2 celebrities to be your parents: David beckham and the queen

What kitchen utensil would you be and why? A lemon squeezer. i like a bit of adventure from time to time but generally just stay in the cupboard

Rate yourself out of 10: off the scale...

What would your patronus be? Sloth

What three things would you bring to a DESSERT island: a speed boat, some fuel, white chocolate chip cookies

What are you going to bring to DUHC? A house elf

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