Cardinal Capsule

Feb. 14, 2001


JamieDaggett
Sport: Men's Swimming
Year: Freshman
Events: Sprint
Height: 6-3
Hometown: River Forest, Ill.
High School: River Forest
Major: Undeclared

NICKNAME:
Jamie

FAVORITE FOOD:
Moose Tracks

FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST:
Paul Simon

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
cardinal

FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT:
Any place my friends are at

BEST BOOK YOU HAVE READ:
Henry Sugar and Six others

FAVORITE CLASS:
Social Dance

FAVORITE HOBBY:
Skateboarding

FAVORITE VIDEO GAME:
1080

FAVORITE T.V. SHOW:
Simpsons

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Jamie Thomas

FAVORITE NON-SWIMMING ACTIVITY:
Batgammon

ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU:
'Thinkative'

IF YOU WERE GOING ON A ROAD TRIP AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE CD, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU TAKE:
My best mix

BEST VACATION OR TRIP YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN:
Costa Rica - You've got to go there

OPPONENT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO BEAT:
Anyone from Texas or Cal

HOW DO YOU PREPARE BEFORE A MEET:
I think about my race the night before and try to make sure everything is perfect in my head before I actually swim

IF YOU COULD PLAY ANOTHER SPORT AT STANFORD, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
Basketball, they get crowds of people to watch them and are on T.V.

BEST THING ABOUT BEING A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT STANFORD:
Being with the best only makes you better.

BEST PART ABOUT YOUR GAME:
My underwater pushoffs

SOMEWHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO VISIT:
The Middle East

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH A FAMOUS PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE:
Steven Hawking or William Shakespeare

WHAT HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOU ATHLETIC CAREER TO THIS POINT:
High School State, every year. That meet gave me a ruch like no other.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME:
Learn the guitar, make a web page and try to get a skatepark at Stanford

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE:
Family as a whole

WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND STANFORD:
I got in

WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT FEW PEOPLE KNOW:
I like Harry Potter more than I like most books I am reading now

YOUR ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNG SWIMMERS WHO WANT TO COMPETE IN COLLEGE:
Even if your friends don't want to go to practice, go anyway. You have to take the lead. Have fun everyday you swim and don't let it turn into a chore. You can always try to improve your stroke or your turns and if one stroke is in a rut, work on another. Just have fun with it.

FAVORITE BREAKFAST CEREAL:
Frosted Lucky Charms, their magically delicious

NOBODY KNOWS HOW MUCH I LIKE:
Neely-Neely - Neely

EARLIEST SWIMMING MEMORY:
Having foggy goggles at the first day at the YMCA and hearing that the other guys on the team were named Fritz, Fulton and Preston. These guys are all my best friends now.

FAVORITE PRE-MEET MEAL:
IHOP

FAVORITE POOL TO COMPETE AT AND WHY:
So far I have liked my home pools the best, so Oak Park and River Forest high school's pool and Stanford's pool are my two favorite.

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