Name: Elana Schwam, #26
Name Pronunciation: ee-lah-nah, shhwahmmm
AKA: Schwamy, Schwambomb, Schwaaaaaam, Galena Schwahm
Hometown: Westborough, MA (NOT to be confused with that awful church)
Years on Brute: 2
Ultimate Resumé: 2007-2010: UMass-Amherst LadyZoo (captain 2008-2010);
2011-2012: Boston Vice ( Club Founder & Captain).
I coached Bentley University (WoBUS Salt n’ Peppa) 2010-2014.
Off-field Role: Team DJ – i play the jams, Social Media Squad- editor of player bios and I occasionally post on facebook/twitter.
In real life I…am an Ophthalmic Technician for Somerville Hospital, which means that I perform eye exams on patients and work with eye doctors at a public hospital. I enjoy snowboarding, surfing, hiking, playing all sports, and dancing to 90’s music. Mostly I work with Bitterman in coordinating TEAM huddle outbursts and often try to make our coaches and quiet teammates feel uncomfortably comfortable in the best way possible.
Favorite pump up jam: too difficult to name one…
Last year: DMX, “X’ gon give it to ya”
This year: “Trophies” by Young Money
Currently: “Shake it off” by TSwift
My greatest irrational fear is: batman…
My secret talents: Fantasy Football–won every league I’ve ever participated in.
My ability to bruise is unparalleled by any other human.
Fun Facts: I have a 12″ titanium rod inside my right tibia (shin). No, it does not set off the alarm at airport security. #sally
When I was 9 years old I decided that I wanted to be the first white female jewish rapper and memorized all the lyrics to Coolio’s gangsters paradise.