Q & A With Signee Gabi Beaudet

Standout lacrosse player will continue her career at Coastal Carolina after scoring 70 goals to help propel the team to a 2022 conference championship


Q: What is your earliest memory of playing your sport?

A: 3rd grade.

Q: What made you stick with your sport all these years?

A: All the friends I have made traveling.

Q: Who are some of your athletic heroes, people you look up to in your sport? Why do they stand out?

A: My travel coach I have had for seven years. A non-coach would be my Dad.

Q: What factors led you to sign with the college/university that you chose? What made that school stand out?

A: It was far from home, but not too far. It was also at the beach, and I really like to swim.

Q: What course of study or major do you plan to pursue at your college or university?

A: Undecided, probably businesses.

Q: What are you looking forward to the most while playing a sport while attending college?

A: I’m excited to have a different group of friends.

Q: What are you anxious about as you transition to attend and play in college?

A: Time management.

Q: What regulations/rules did you encounter regarding recruiting and signing?

A: Well, we couldn’t even talk to the college coach until September of my junior year. That kinda threw a wrench in things because it is later than most sports.

Q: What is one thing you would change about your recruiting/signing process and why?

A: If anything, I wouldn’t change anything.

Q: It is hard for a school to tick all the boxes a student athlete might have. What are some sacrifices you had to make in order to attend your chosen school?

A: I would say I really didn’t have to make any huge sacrifices.

Q: What advice would you give to the next class of student athletes who will go through the process of recruitment?

A: I would say take your time. There is no rush even though there is, and also to have fun. Don’t stress.

Q: What advice would you give to your past self regarding your athletic career?

A: I don’t really have any regrets.

Q: Who are some people you would like to thank for helping you get to where you are today? How did they assist you?

A: Definitely my parents, paying for everything and traveling with me. My coach also, obviously.

Q: What is your favorite memory as a Cougar athlete?

A: Bus rides with Braszo.