Getting To Know Candice Wiggins

Sept. 21, 2004


Candice Wiggins

Sport: Volleyball
Year: Freshman
Height: 5-11
Events: Outside Hitter
Hometown: La Jolla, CA
High School:La Jolla County Day HS
Major: Undecided
Stanford Athletics Highlights:A 2003 graduate of La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla, Calif. ... Four-year letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball ... Captained both sports ... Three-time all-league first team selection... Three-time All-CIF first-team honoree ... Three-time MVP of her volleyball team ... 2001-02 Co-MVP Coastal South ... Played club volleyball for Epic Volleyball ... 03-04 Street and Smith second-team All-American (basketball).



Stanford volleyball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We have fun.


For me to improve as a player I need to:
Improve on everything.


The thing I like about volleyball is:
It's a real team sport - you can't hide anyone because the ball will find anyone on the court.


If I could add one team to the schedule it would be:
University of Tennessee.


A friend from another college volleyball team:
Rachell Johnson, UCLA.


Favorite midnight snack:
Peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Top Ramen.


Favorite T.V. show:
Family Guy.


My parents were right when they told me:
I'm too competitive.


I'd like to switch places for a day with:
Beyonce.


Favorite non-volleyball activity:
Basketball.


If you were going on a road trip and could only take one cd, which one would you take:
Aaliyah.


Opponent you would most like to beat:
USC


The current or former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
Ogonna Nnamani


Favorite actor:
Denzel Washington


Favorite actress:
Angela Bassett


If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
A cool ocean breeze and the beach.


If I could go up against any other Stanford athlete (non-women's volleyball) it would be:
Nicole Powell.


Ten years from now I hope to be:
The new Stacey Dales-Schuman without the bitter attitude.


Favorite Food:
Catfish and spaghetti.


Favorite sport other than volleyball:
Basketball.


If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Tithe 10 percent, buy a convertible and spend the rest shopping.

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