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Get to know Rochester Rattlers Rookie Jordan Stevens

August 11, 2017
ROCHESTER, NY (August 9, 2017): We continue our Q&A series with Rookie Defenseman Jordan Stevens. Jordan is playing really well and has helped the Rattlers in a big way on the defense end.

Name: Jordan Stevens
Position: Defense
College: Cornell
Number: 35

Check out Jordan’s answers below:

Q: What are your thoughts on playing for the Rattlers and the 2017 season so far?  
I’m incredibly happy with the year and experience so far. This team is special and I’m excited for the playoff push that’s ahead.

Q: Looking forward to semi-finals game against the Denver Outlaws on Saturday, what does the defense need to do in order to win the game? Talk about some of the keys.
Our defense is successful when we play with some attitude and support each other. Denver has a great offense that works well as a unit, but we’re confident in our ability to get stops when we need to.

Q: Favorite pre-game music to listen to? 
Whatever Blaze has on. He rarely misses.

Q: Best advice from the veterans?  
Be great at what you’re great at.

Q: What is your favorite activity outside of lacrosse? 
I’m into a great book right now, it’s a good way to eat up airport time. Other than that, hanging with my friends from home and getting to the beach as much as we can.

Q: As a rookie in the MLL, what do you enjoy most about playing in the league?
We have so many impressive leaders in that locker room. Learning from the vets has been valuable.

Q: Who do you look up to currently and why? 
My father is as impressive as it gets, he will always be my biggest mentor. Outside of him, I’m lucky to have a great group of friends from my hometown that keep me in line.

Q: What is the one thing that you need on a daily basis?
Some time to relax and listen to music.

Q: What was the best advice you were ever given?
Well done is better than well said.

Q: Favorite place to eat before a game in Rochester?
Dibella’s