Me and my sport: Lucy Inglis

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Name: Lucy Inglis

Age: 16

Hometown: Melrose

Sport: Hockey

Position/Discipline: Striker

Club/Team(s): Fjordhus Reivers , Scotland U16/18

Coach(es): Janet Jack, Justine Allen, Susan Lawrence and Pippa Bell (life coach)

Your own best moment in sport so far: When I received my first U16 international cap at the 4 Nations tournament against England in Lillieshall.

Aims for the next 12 months: To work hard and develop my skills and contribute everything I can to the Scottish U18 squad.

Who in your sport has inspired you most and why: Casey Eastham, an Australian player who, at only 19 years old, represented her country at the Beijing Olympics and has since been named one of the best hockey players in the world.

Fav TV sporting moment of all time: When Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Best thing about your sport: You get to train and play in a team environment.

Fav piece of kit/equipment: My new running shoes that I got for Christmas. But I can’t forget my Swiss yoga ball which is brilliant for throwing at my little sister, Amy, when she is being rather annoying.

If you had the chance to change one thing in your sport, what: Increase the TV coverage it gets. It is very difficult to find or watch hockey on television.

Venue at which you most aspire to compete: I would love to compete at the hockey centre in Sydney’s Olympic Park.

If not in this sport, would like to compete in: Swimming, tennis or football as I took all very seriously before I made the decision to pursue a hockey career.

Current most played song or track on your i-pod or MP3: Budapest by George Ezra. I also like listening to music by Avicci before a hockey match ...but can’t stand: Anything that is AC/DC-styled music.

Competition superstition or “must do” personal routine: None that I have noticed, but maybe I do something subconsciously.

When not competing or training I like to: Relax in front of the TV with some Ben and Jerry’s cookie dough ice cream or a box of my mum’s homemade brownies.

n The Borders Athlete Support Programme (ASP) is funded through Borders Sports and Leisure Trust and provides support services to promising athletes from the Borders who are recommended by their national governing body. For more information see