Lindsey Kanno
Lindsey Kanno
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: Cranston East
Position: Free/Breast

Getting to Know Lindsey

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - Excellent Financial Aid package, opportunity to play Varsity athletics while receiving a top liberal arts education
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - It's beautiful campus and it's amazing athletics complex
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Miracle, Remember the Titans, Cool Runnings
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Women's DI Lacrosse Championships Summer of 2006 at Boston University
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Boston Celtics
  • Favorite TV Show - Pan Am, Hey Arnold
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Natalie Coughlin, Dara Torres, Aaron Piersol
  • Childhood Idol - Michael Jordan
  • Hobbies - Watching Movies, Traveling
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Mount Holyoke 2011 Halloween Concert
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Rolling Stone or ELLE 
  • Biggest Fear - Free Falling 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Elizabeth Biesel 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Zach Galifianakis 
  • Most Prized Possession - Photo Albums 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Athens, Greece 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Winning my first 1st Place ribbon at 10 years old 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Beating an opposing swimmer in my heat in the 500 freestyle during the 2010 NEWMAC Championships, coming up from behind and eventually passing her, while taking over 20 seconds off of my best time. 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Stretching 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Be comfortable with being uncomfortable 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Travel 
  • Career Aspirations - To travel either as a Diplomat or as a member of the Peace Corps