Daina (picture: personal collection)

Today we get to know Daina Lazdeniece a forward from RSU/Merks. She has played 6 games this season averaging 13.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists. 




How do you motivate yourself before the games? 

I do not need to motivate myself, I'm always motivated


What kind of rituals you have before the games?

Take a long walk with my dog


In your eyes, what's the difference between men's and women's basketball?

Women's basketball is more aesthetic, men's basketball is more exciting to watch


Have you done any other sports besides basketball? 

I did art gymnastic when I was younger but my parents choose basketball, I had no saying in it whatsoever


Tell us something about you

My hobby is interior design


Tell us something unique that a lot of people don't know about you

I have a tiny laboratory at my house where I keep pharmacy experimental rats


What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you ? 

At the store I ran into a glass door


What would be your favourite breakfast on Sunday morning?

Pancakes with syrup 
Thank you Daina