Athlete Q&A: Alexa Snesrud

The Cloquet-Carlton sophomore leads the undefeated Lumberjacks with 10 goals this season.

Cloquet-Carlton sophomore Alexa Snesrud leads the unbeaten Lumberjacks in goals and assists this season. Jamey Malcomb/Pine Journal

NAME: Alexa Snesrud

AGE: 16

HEIGHT: 5 feet, 7 inches

YEAR: Sophomore

TEAM: Cloquet-Carlton soccer


This season's stats: Snesrud has 11 goals and five assists for the 8-0 Lumberjacks in 2020.

What college or professional athlete inspires you and why?

Sabrina Ionescu (of the Oregon Ducks and New York Liberty). She inspires me because she has good leadership qualities and is a phenomenal basketball player.

What is one of your most memorable moments as an athlete?

Winning the (2019) section final against Chisago Lakes to go to state. It was just something that you would never forget and an amazing experience for our team.

What is your favorite activity/hobby outside of sports and why?

I really love a good book. It helps me relax, takes the stress away and helps me chill and cool down after a long day.

What is your dream job and why?


My dream is to work in the medical field. I can use my skills to help others, and I think that's pretty cool.

Describe your dream vacation.

I'd like to get away from all the stressful things on a beach with hot, soft sand and very hot days.

Alexa Snesrud's favorites

Pro athlete: Michael Jordan

Pro team: Golden State Warriors

College team: Minnesota Golden Gophers

TV Show: “SportsCenter" and basketball

Book: "Lost Boy Found" by Kirsten Alexander


Band/Musician: The Beatles

Pregame meal/snack: Spaghetti with bread and a salad

Class/subject: English or History

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