Q & A with Demon football player Lachland Collihole
Year in school: Senior.Position: Punter.Originally from: Australia. Lachlands attending Glenwood Springs High School as an exchange student. He arrived in January 2008 and will go back home in January 2009.What do you think of the states? Its a nice place. Id never seen snow. Its nice.Had you ever played football before? I played Aussie football, Australian Rules football. Id never played this (American football) before, but its pretty fun. Id say its probably better.Have you always been a punter? Ive punted. In Australia, we punt. Its a different kind of punt, but Ive always punted.Have you played any other positions here? Yeah, I played defensive end as well a little bit. Its fun.What do you like best about being over here? Its just nice to get away. Everyones real nice. Its just something different.What surprised you the most when you came over here? Probably how cold it is. Thats about it. And school. Schools a lot harder over here.Whats your favorite subject in school? Physics.Whats the weather like where youre from? Its like 40 degrees, Celsius. Thats like 100 Fahrenheit.What about in the winter? It doesnt get below (freezing).Do you play any other sports? I do track. I was going to play basketball, but I have to go back.What are you going to miss most about being over here? Probably my friends. And football. Its been fun.Do you know where youre going to go to college? Ill be coming to college most likely here (in the United States) next year in January. (He wasnt sure yet where hed be going.)What are you going to study? Marine biology or physics.Note: In the days preceding Glenwood Springs High Schools Saturday state semifinal football game, the Post Independent will be conducting question-and-answer sessions with various Demon players.
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