Laura Wild

Team: Women's Basketball Position: Guard Jersey Number: 4 Hometown: Spruce Grove, AB Birthdate: 1994 Year of eligibility: 1 Program: Undeclared


Favorite quote?

  • “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” –Walt Disney


If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why?

  • I would make it possible for every child to get an education.


What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically?

  • Athletically, my greatest moment was when my high school senior women’s basketball team beat the top two provincially ranked teams in the same day, making us the number one team in the province.
  • Non-athletically, my greatest moment was going to Ecuador with a group who raised money to sponsor children to go to school.


Who are 5 famous people that you would like to spend a day with, dead or alive?

  • Justin Bieber, Walt Disney, Morgan Freeman, Albert Einstein, and Martin Luther King Jr.


Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone?

  • The best advice I have received is to take time to slow down and enjoy life rather than rushing through everything.
  • The best advice I could give is don’t let anyone ever tell you that you’re not good enough.


What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why?

  • Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” The first time I ever heard God’s voice, He only said one word, “Trust”. I wanted to be in control of everything in my life so it was hard for me to give full control to God, but I know I can trust that he will make my paths straight.


What is your career ambition?

  • I want to be a doctor.


Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?

  • The biggest influence in my life has been my mom. She’s a great role model for me and I really look up to her.


A few of Favorites

  • TV Show? Corner Gas
  • Ice Cream flavor? Strawberry
  • Movie? Rocket Man
  • Superhero? Mega Mind
  • Meal? Lasagna
  • Piece of clothing? Socks.
  • Book? Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • Course at Briercrest? Spiritual Formation
  • Vacation destination? Maui
  • Scent/smell? My mom’s banana muffins
  • Pro Sports Team? Saskatchewan Roughriders, Boston Celtics
  • Pro Athlete? Rajon Rondo
  • Genre of music? Country
  • Song? Something Like That – Tim McGraw