Player Profile: Getting to know Aidan Ellis
Ahead of the upcoming Western Lacrosse Association season, the Langley Thunder welcomed nine new faces to the team via the WLA Draft back in February. Here's a look at Aidan Ellis, selected in the second round (14th overall) from the Delta Islanders program.
Name: Aidan Ellis
Weight: 205 lbs.
Hometown: White Rock
Minor Lacrosse Association: Semiahmoo Rock
Most Recent Team: Delta Islanders
How Long Have You Played: Mini-tyke
What Do You Love About the Sport: I love the intensity of the sport and how fast paced it is
Greatest lacrosse achievement: Winning the Midget A2 provincials
If Not Lacrosse, What Sport Would You Play: I grew up playing football and lacrosse since I was a kid so I would pick football
How Would You Describe Your Game: Definitely intensity driven; I like to push the ball on the breakout and get into the dirty areas in the defensive zone.
Short-term Goals: Have a good first year in the WLA and help the team win any way I can
Long-term Goals: Win a Mann Cup with Langley
Favourite Player Growing Up and Why: Paul Rabil
Who Do You Model Your Game After and Why: I model my game after my older brother; we both played the game very fast paced
Jersey Number and its Significance: I actually haven’t been able to wear this number in a while but #6 is my go-to number just because my dad wore it in football and it’s been a family thing ever since
Greater Feeling – Big Goal, Big Hit or Winning a Loose-ball battle (and why): Big hit to get the boys fired up
Favourite Food: Mexican
Pre-game Meal: Tortellini
Favourite Band or Artist: Pop Smoke
Pump-up Song: Dior (Pop Smoke)
Instagram or TikTok: Instagram