Cardinal Capsule

May 4, 2001


Marcia Wallis

Sport: Women's Golf
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Height: 5-6
Hometown: Los Gatos, California
High School:Los Gatos HS
Major: Undecided
Stanford Athletics Highlights: Has posted three top 25 finishes this season ... tied for 22nd in her first collegiate golf tournament after redshirting last year ... shot a collegiate-low 71 in the second round of the Spartan Invitational (3/5-3/7) ... also a standout soccer player for the Stanford women's soccer team.



Favorite Food:
hamburger, steak


Favorite Music Artist:
Janet Jackson


Favorite Sports Team:
San Francisco 49ers


Favorite Place To Hang Out:
Oval on a nice day


Best Book You Have Read:
Mist of Avalon


Favorite Class:
Biology


Favorite Hobby:
Dance


Favorite Video Game:
Mario Brothers


Favorite T.V. Show:
Friends


Favorite Athlete:
Michael Jordan and Teddy Sheringham


Favorite Non-Golfing Activity:
Soccer


One Word That Describes You:
Competitive


If You Were Going On A Road Trip And Could Only Take One Cd, Which One Would You Take:
Madonna's Immaculate Collection


Best Vacation Or Trip You Have Ever Taken:
Hawaii w/ my family for my cousin's NCAA volleyball matches


Opponent You Would Most Like To Beat:
Duke


How Do You Prepare Before A Tournament:
I like to relax and try to take my mind off the tournament


If You Could Play Another Sport At Stanford, What Would It Be:
Soccer


Best Thing About Being A Student-Athlete At Stanford:
The friendship between athletes


Best Part About Your Game:
I like to hit the long ball


Somewhere You Have Never Been That You Would Most Like To Visit:
New Zealand


If You Could Have Dinner With A Famous Person, Who Would It Be:
Mel Gibson


What Do You Like To Do In Your Spare Time:
Sleep


Most Influential Person In Your Life:
My brother, Danny Wallis


What Made You Choose To Attend Stanford:
It's good academics and the closeness to home


What Is Something About Yourself That Few People Know:
I'm scared of birds. When I was little I wasattacked by an entire flock of hungry geese. I haven't been able to look at any kind of bird in the same way since.


Your Advice Would You Give To Young Golfers Who Want To Compete In College:
Don't worry about the bad days


Favorite Breakfast Cereal:
Oh's


Nobody Knows How Much I Like:
The chocolate chips that come in the mint chocolate chip ice cream. Just the chocolate chips...


Earliest Golfing Memory:
Being tackled into a sand trap by my brother. He hates to lose


Favorite Pre-Tournament Meal:
Fruit and cereal


Favorite Course To Compete At And Why:
Our home course, Stanford, because family and friends can come watch

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