Cardinal Capsule

Feb. 21, 2001


Robin Walker
Sport: Softball
Year: Junior
Position: Shortstop
B/T: R/R
Hometown: La Palma, CA
High School: Mater Dei
Major: Undeclared

NICKNAME:
Rob-Dogg

FAVORITE FOOD:
Pasta

FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST:
Blink 182

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
LA Dodgers

FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT:
Printers Ink

BEST BOOK YOU HAVE READ:
Crime and Punishment

FAVORITE CLASS:
Pre Revolutionary America

FAVORITE HOBBY:
Going to the beach

FAVORITE VIDEO GAME:
Mario Kart

FAVORITE T.V. SHOW:
Law and Order

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Alex Rodriguez

FAVORITE NON-SOFTBALL ACTIVITY:
Dorm football

ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU:
Funny

IF YOU WERE GOING ON A ROAD TRIP AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE CD, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU TAKE:
Blink 182: Enema of the State

BEST VACATION OR TRIP YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN:
Tahitian cruise

OPPONENT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO BEAT:
Cal

HOW DO YOU PREPARE BEFORE A GAME:
Think about what the pitcher throws and try to relax

IF YOU COULD PLAY ANOTHER SPORT AT STANFORD, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
Water polo

BEST THING ABOUT BEING A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT STANFORD:
Playing on a highly competitive softball team while receiving a top-notch education .. getting the best of both worlds

BEST PART ABOUT YOUR GAME:
Great instincts

SOMEWHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO VISIT:
Australia

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH A FAMOUS PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE:
Any Supreme Court Justice

WHAT HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOU ATHLETIC CAREER TO THIS POINT:
First team All Pac-10

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME:
Go to other Stanford sporting events

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE:
My parents

WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND STANFORD:
Combination of academic and athletic excellence

WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT FEW PEOPLE KNOW:
I get extremely nervous before every game

YOUR ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNG SOFTBALL PLAYERS WHO WANT TO COMPETE IN COLLEGE:
Keep working hard, but continue to have fun playing the game

FAVORITE BREAKFAST CEREAL:
Lucky Charms

NOBODY KNOWS HOW MUCH I LIKE:
To play golf

EARLIEST SOFTBALL MEMORY:
Playing tee ball with one of my best friends who now plays at Univ. of Michigan

FAVORITE PRE-GAME MEAL:
Cereal

FAVORITE STADIUM TO COMPETE AT AND WHY:
Washington Stadium because the stadium is always full and the fans really get into the game

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