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M1 NSL Player Profile – Celeste Lee

Celeste Lee, 26, GK/WA/WD, Fier Orcas

What was the best advice you were ever given?
It is never too late to be what you might have been.

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?
If you don’t try, you will never know.

If you were to take up another sport, what would it be, and why?
Swimming? It was the sport I was doing before Netball. 

Can you describe yourself with 3 words?
Fun. Greedy. Crazy.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully still playing Netball!

What was your most significant accomplishment (not netball related) in your life so far?
Graduating = END OF STUDYING!

At what age did you start playing Netball?
11

Which Netball player (local/international) do you look up to? 
Natalie Medhurst

What sparked your interest in Netball?
It being a team sport, and the different dynamics everyone can bring to the team

What position do you play?
Wing Attack

If given the chance to play another position, what would it be?
Centre

What is your biggest challenge as a Netball player, and what do you do to manage this challenge?
Being able to overcome the opponent and be quick on the feet. Think of what I need to do as a player myself, only then I can overcome other obstacles.

What do you look forward to accomplishing in the M1 Netball Super League 2016?
Being a stronger player and coming out as a better team.

Why do you play Netball?
I feel happier and it helps me to destress. 

How has Netball impacted your life?
Many valuable friendships have been forged. Netball has also made me a lot stronger. 

How do you plan on achieving your team’s goals?
To be a supportive team player, set goals for the team and give constant reminders to ourselves. 

What role/position do you play in your team, besides than your actual position on court?
I will try to give constant feedback and reminders to the team whenever I feel something is not right.

In your opinion, which team is the strongest?
Magic Marlins.

Which team(s) is/are you most excited to play against, and why?
Tiger Sharks, Mission Mannas and Magic Marlins. They are great teams and because we have not played them yet, so we are looking forward to see how we will fare against them.

Besides your own team, which team do you think will win this year’s M1 Netball Super League?
Magic Marlins.

What does your team do before every game?
We will always have a short team talk with my coach and we will remind each other what we have to do.

Which player (from your team/other teams) do you look up to, and what do you admire most about her?
Carmen Goh from Sneakers Stingrays. She is a great player and she is always so calm and collected on court. 

What do you think you and your team will do with the money if you girls win?  
Holiday!! I wish… 😛 We will put a sum of the prize money into our club fund, and remaining money we will have a celebratory party!