Randima Ranaweera
Randima Ranaweera
Height: 5-10
Year: So
Hometown: Colombo, Sri Lanka
High School: Sirimavo Bandaranaike Girls School

 Getting to Know Randima

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I was recruited to Mount Holyoke Squash team and heard great things about the school from a lot of people I know. Also the fact that MHC offers great financial support.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The diversity, food, people, friends, the Squash team and pretty much everything.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Chak de India
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - US Open Squash tournament 2011 (Philadelphia)
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Sri Lanka Cricket team
  • Favorite TV Show - Friends
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic
  • Childhood Idol - Ian Thorpe
  • Hobbies - Watching movies, hanging out with friends, traveling
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Prashasthi (Sri Lanka)
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Vogue
  • Biggest Fear - Snakes
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Sunil Edirisinghe (Sri Lankan Singer)
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Alexander Skarsgard
  • Most Prized Possession - My Laptop
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Rome
  • First Memory of Your Sport - National Squash Novices 2003
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - The win against Middlebury at Nationals 2010-2011
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Filling up my water bottle, retying shoelaces, take a deep breath before walking on court
  • Best Advice From a Coach - The harder you work the better you become, so keep pushing for it
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Buy a car, go home for every break, visit my relatives who live around the world and donate some money for the college squash fund
  • Career Aspirations - Banking, Marketing, Human Resources Management