Player Profile: Getting to know Caleb Pearson
Caleb Pearson was the Langley Thunder's first-round pick (sixth overall) at the 2021 WLA Junior Graduating Player Draft. Gary Ahuja Langley Events Centre photo
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 the Caleb Pearson, selected in the first round (sixth overall) from the Langley Junior Thunder.
Name: Caleb Pearson
Weight: 200 pounds
Minor Lacrosse Association: Langley Minor Lacrosse
Most Recent Team: Stony Brook University
How Long Have You Played: Mini-tyke
What Do You Love About the Sport: I love lacrosse because of the creativity within the game and also the unity which comes with being on a team.
If Not Lacrosse, What Sport Would You Play: Hockey. I grew up playing hockey and love how fast-paced the game is.
How Would You Describe Your Game: I would describe my game as being versatile, being able to play on offence and defence.
Short-term Goals: Win an American East Conference championship (with Stony Brook).
Favourite Player Growing Up: The Powell brothers.
Jersey Number and its Significance: 53
Greater Feeling – Big Goal, Big Hit or Winning a Loose-ball battle: Big goal
Favourite Food: Sushi
Pre-game Meal: Chicken parm
Instagram or TikTok: Instagram