Cardinal Capsule

Nov. 24, 2000


Sara McGee
Sport: Women's Volleyball
Year: Freshman
Height: 6-3
Hometown: Davis, CA
High School:Davis HS
Major: Undeclared
Stanford Athletics Highlights: Having an excellent freshman year on The Farmas she averaged 2.01 kills and 0.93 blocks per game during the regularseason, while ranking second on the club in total blocks with 75 ... Had a bigmatch versus Oregon (11/16/00) with 10 kills and just one error in 11attempts for an .818 hitting percentage ... Posted season-highs of 14 kills atUSC (10/20/00) and eight blocks at Arizona State (9/30/00).

NICKNAME
I have a bunch. Some of the most used include Geezer, BT Geezie, Chunk,Biff, Dodo, Mikey and McGee.

FAVORITE FOOD
Krispy Kream Donuts.

FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST
Tim McGraw, by far.

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM
Green Bay Packers.

FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT
Branner Long Hall.

BEST BOOK YOU HAVE READ
'The Little Engine That Could'.

FAVORITE CLASS
I couldn't tell you.

FAVORITE HOBBY
Hanging out with friends.

FAVORITE VIDEO GAME
Snood. It's actually a computer game.

FAVORITE TV SHOW
Wonder Years.

FAVORITE ATHLETE
Michael Jordan.

FAVORITE NON-VOLLEYBALL ACTIVITY
Hanging out with friends.

ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU
Funny.

IF YOU WERE GOING ON A ROAD TRIP AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE CD, WHICH ONE WOULDYOU TAKE?
Deana Carter, the one with 'Strawberry Wine'.

BEST VACATION OR TRIP YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN
Pismo Beach with my family.

OPPONENT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO BEAT
USC.

HOW DO YOU PREPARE BEFORE A TOURNAMENT?
Listen to some rap songs and mentally prepare for the upcoming match.

IF YOU COULD PLAY ANOTHER SPORT AT STANFORD, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Basketball or Gymnastics.

BEST THING ABOUT BEING A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT STANFORD
How you are always challenged.

BEST PART OF YOUR GAME
Hitting a slide straight down the line.

SOMEWHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO VISIT
England and Australia.

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH A FAMOUS PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE?
Michael Jordan.

WHAT HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR ATHLETIC CAREER TO THIS POINT?
Coming here to Stanford.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
Hang out with friends, sleep.

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE
My Mom.

WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND STANFORD?
The combination of athletics and academics. I couldn't pass it up.

WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT FEW PEOPLE KNOW?
I hate chocolate.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNGSTERS WHO WANT TO PLAY COLLEGIATEVOLLEYBALL?
Keep working hard.

FAVORITE BREAKFAST CEREAL
Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

NOBODY KNOWS HOW MUCH I LIKE
To sleep.

EARLIEST VOLLEYBALL MEMORY
Showing up at a volleyball camp and not knowing a thing about the sport, butliking it anyway.

FAVORITE PRE-MATCH MEAL
Pasta and Snicker Doodles from the Sports Cafe

FAVORITE VOLLEYBALL COURT TO PLAY ON AND WHY
Maples Pavilion because of the bouncy floor and the crowd.

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