Cardinal Capsule: Salima Mussani

April 26, 2001

Salima Mussani

Sport: Women's Golf
Year: Senior
Height: 5-3
Hometown: Hometown
High School:Churchill
Major: Symbolic Systems
Stanford Athletics Highlights: Will redshirt the 2000-2001 season



Nickname:
Sal or anything staring with an 'S'


Favorite Food:
Anything sweet, it's my weak spot.


Favorite Music Artist:
James Taylor


Favorite Sports Team:
Toronto Raptors


Favorite Place To Hang Out:
The sunshine


Best Book You Have Read:
Tuesdays with Morrie


Favorite Class:
So far....Comparative Slavery


Favorite Hobby:
Reading


Favorite Video Game:
Off Road


Favorite T.V. Show:
Will and Grace


Favorite Athlete:
Lance Armstrong


Favorite Non-Golfing Activity:
Sports (anything and everything)


One Word That Describes You:
Open-hearted


If You Were Going On A Road Trip And could Only Take One CD, Which Would You Take:
Cool Rock Collection (80's)


Best Vacation Or Trip You Have Ever Taken:
Jamaica...walking up the Dunns River Falls over and over and over again


Opponent You Would Most Like To Beat:
Arizona and Texas


How Do You Prepare Before A Tournament:
Lots of short game practice


If You Could Play Another Sport At Stanford, What Would It Be:
Basketball or Field Hockey


Best Thing About Being A Student-Athlete At Stanford:
The rich traditions and multi-talented people we are around


Best Part About Your Game:
Short Game (chipping and putting)


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:
The Aga Khan (Ismaili Spiritual Leader, has committed himself to improving the quality of life for people across the world, especially in developing countries)


What Has Been The Highlight Of You Athletic Career To This Point:
Winning Canadian Juniors twice


What Do You Like To Do In Your Spare Time:
E-mail....


Most Influential Person In Your Life:
Leo Zampedro...my life consultant and golf coach


What Made You Choose To Attend Stanford:
Academic prestige and outstanding golf program


What Is Something About Yourself That Few People Know:
I can speak five languages (not all fluently, but I try)


Your Advice Would You Give To Young Golfers Who Want To Compete In College:
Play lots of tournaments to gain experience, no one can take that away from you


Favorite Breakfast Cereal:
Cocoa Puffs


Nobody Knows How Much I Like:
Traveling (especially road trips)


Earliest Golfing Memory:
Hitting my first golf ball and watching it go sailing onto the range...it was quite satisfying


Favorite Pre-Tournament Meal:
Scrambled eggs, toast, hash browns, glass of milk


Favorite Course To Compete At And Why:
Heron Point (in Canada), grew up on the course and love the scenery

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