Player Profile: Getting to know Caleb Pearson

by Gary Ahuja

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

Age: 21

Height: 6-0

Weight: 200 pounds

Hometown: Langley

Minor Lacrosse Association: Langley Minor Lacrosse

Position: Transition

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