An Ambrose by Any Other Name: Quick Questions with All-Star Erin Ambrose

Erin Ambrose likes ice cream, country music, and captaining Team Canada to a gold medal at the U18 Women’s World Championship. Get to know this Toronto Furies defender in her All-Star player profile.
let's get personal
NAME: Erin Ambrose
TEAM: Toronto Furies
HOMETOWN: Keswick, Ontario, Canada
COLLEGE: Clarkson University
about you
WHAT DID YOU STUDY IN COLLEGE? Innovation & Entrepreneurship
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR WORK? I am full time training.
WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? I wanted to become an athletic therapist.
WHO HAS INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST IN YOUR LIFE? My family. All have played such a big impact on me.
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT? Captaining the U-18 team to a world championship.
hockey
FAVOURITE HOCKEY TEAM? Toronto Maple Leafs
FAVOURITE HOCKEY PLAYER? Scott Niedemeyer and Cassie Campbell were my favorite players. Both of them had parts about their games that I looked up to immensely.
WHEN AND WHY DID YOU FIRST START PLAYING HOCKEY? I started playing hockey when I was 5. My dad always played and my best friends on my street all played. It was something that immediately became a part of my everyday life.
WHAT IF YOUR FAVOURITE HOCKEY MEMORY? Playing on the outdoor rink with my friend Chris Tierney. The two of us would be out on the rink for as long as we possibly could.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-GAME RITUALS OR SUPERSTITIONS? I always put my right side equipment on first.
WHAT IS THE STORY BEHIND YOUR JERSEY NUMBER? My dad wore 13 when he played so I started wearing it when I was younger. I had the opportunity to go back to it with the Furies so I snagged it!
HOW WOULD YOUR TEAMMATES DESCRIBE YOU? Hard-working, funny, good listener
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PERSON ON YOUR TEAM? Michelle Saunders
IF YOU COULD PLAY WITH ONE HOCKEY PLAYER, WHO WOULD IT BE? Sidney Crosby
WHAT'S YOUR PRE-GAME PUMP-UP MUSIC? I like all varieties!
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE PRE-GAME MEAL? Chicken stir fry!
WHAT'S THE HARDEST PART OF BEING A FEMALE HOCKEY PLAYER? Gaining the same respect that a male athlete would.
the lighter side
WHAT HOGWARTS HOUSE WOULD YOU BE IN? Gryffindor
HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN THE HUNGER GAMES? Probably not past the first round. I'd let my friends go ahead, haha.
WHAT IS YOUR GO TO KARAOKE SONG? Goodbye Earl — Dixie Chicks!
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Be able to teleport.
MOST EMBARRASSING CELEBRITY CRUSH? Natalie Spooner
MOST EMBARRASSING FASHION TREND YOU GAVE INTO? Snap backs!
WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE? Ears Wide Open
favourites
FOOD: Ice cream
MOVIE: Remember the Titans
TV SHOW: Friends
MUSIC: Country
ARTIST/BAND: The Fray
SONG RIGHT NOW: Stay a Little Longer — Brothers Osborne
BOOK Any Harry Potter book
COLOUR: Blue
SPORT TO WATCH: Baseball
LAST BOOK YOUR READ: 50 Shades of Grey
LAST PERSON YOU CALLED: My mom
this or that
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL
CATS OR DOGS 🐶
🐞 SPIDERMAN OR BATMAN
SCARY FILMS OR HAPPY ENDINGS 😃
SUMMER OR WINTER
🍫 DARK, MILK, OR WHITE CHOCOLATE
HEELS,FLATS, OR SNEAKERS 👟
🍏 IPHONE OR ANDROID
COFFEE OR TEA
🍬 SWEET OR SOUR
🍪 COOKIES OR CAKE
🎥 MOVIE OR BOOK
🍔 HAMBURGERS OR HOTDOGS
BONUS: ARE HOTDOGS SANDWICHES? NO
💰 MONEY OR FAME
🏂 SNOWBOARDING OR SKIING
📺 TV SHOW OR MOVIE
🍕 PIZZA OR PASTA