September 18, 2020

Getting to Know — Laurence Wootton

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State men’s soccer team added 10 new members to the 2020-21 squad. Get to know Laurence Wootton, a freshman midfielder from Halstead, England.


If you could live anywhere, where would that be? Why?

Home in England, beautiful scenery

How many pairs of shoes do you have? Favorite ones?

Too many. Pair of Timberland boots.

What is your favorite restaurant? Favorite menu item?

Spaghetti bolognese. Italian food

Morning person or night owl?

Morning person

What is your favorite go-to snack?

I like egg custards

Are you a coffee person? If so, how do you take it?

Yes. Black as night

Favorite pizza topping(s)?


Favorite show to binge watch?

Game of thrones

What is your biggest pet peeve? What irritates you the most?

Dirty bathrooms

What is your favorite dipping sauce?


Summer or winter?


Would you rather drive or be the passenger?


What is your favorite holiday? Why?

Christmas. I enjoy the snow and cold

What is your favorite social media app?


What was your first job?

Never had one

What was the first car you drove when you got your license?

Vauxhall Corsa

What was the first concert you attended?

Craig David

What was your first pet? What was its name?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel called Bella

How did you get into your sport?

Started playing from a very young age and never stopped.

Why do you wear the number you wear?

That’s the position I play

Who has helped you the most in your sport? How?

Older coaches toughened me up.

Other than your sport, what sport do you like the most?

Rugby is my second favorite sport

What’s your favorite moment in your sport?

Champion’s league gets everyone excited

What is your favorite city/place your sport has taken you? Why?

Columbus of course 🙂

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