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Netball – Networking/Rhwydweithio: Lottie Pleasant (Llangefni)

Lottie Pleasant (back row – furthest right) with her Llangefni team-mates

With a surname like Pleasant it is little wonder this week’s focus is on a player who is always smiling.

Meet the 2019 Gwynedd and Anglesey Netball Summer League Umpires and Players’ Player of the Season – Lottie Pleasant

Full name

Lottie Pleasant

Date of Birth

5 May 2005

Team

Llangefni and Thunderkittens (and Wildcats in the summer!)

Position

Lottie with her Gwynedd and Anglesey Netball Winter League Umpires and Players’ Player of the Season award

Goal Defence

Represented

Gwynedd and Anglesey and Eryri

Strengths of game

Reading the game and gaining interceptions, fitness/speed

Weaknesses of game

Lack of accuracy of passes sometimes, and lack of balance!

Most talented team mate

Not prepared to say!! Whole team have different strengths and weaknesses, but as we play together more and more, we can read one another better.

Best game played in

An unusual action shot of regular defender Lottie playing Goal Attack

Can’t single out a specific game, but attending the Eryri tournament last year in Cardiff, and playing people of my age all over the country was special.

Netball idols

Gwenan Williams. Photo: Welsh Netball

Gwenan Williams, plays for Wales U21 as a defender, but went to my school and trains with us. Made me realise that it is possible to get to the next phase with your netball

Other sports played

Hockey for Bangor and North Wales,

Ambitions in netball

Would love to play for Wales one day.

Favourite hobbies/pastimes

Don’t really have much time, play hockey and netball most days of the week, but do enjoy watching Friends!

Occupation

At school, doing first year of GCSEs. Will stay on to do A levels, but would love to study abroad.

Best Country Visited

A village in the Sierra Nevada. Picture: Getty Images

Spain, went with family and friends, and stayed in Granada, then went to Salobrena, then to the Sierra Nevada.

Favourite season of the year

Winter, because it’s close to Christmas

Favourite food

Fish – all types

Favourite drink

Coffee

Best musical artist

Ed Sheeran, went to see him last year as a first concert

Plans for Christmas

Spend time with family and friends. Older brother and sister are coming back from University so it will be lovely to spend time with them.

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