Getting To Know Lauren Nydam
Feb. 1, 2005
The Stanford softball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We are an energetic, exciting team that can score a lot of runs.
For me to improve as a player I need to:
Practice hard and be patient with myself.
A friend from another college softball team:
Maggie Davidson at Concordia.
Brett Rogers (Beginning ancient Greek).
Favorite midnight snack:
Oatmeal with syrup or chicken tenders alternately dipped in honey, ranch, and honey mustard.
What makes Boyd and Jill Smith Family Stadium so special:
The gorgeous vegetation that surrounds the bullpen. I love pine trees.
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Watermelon and whatever I felt like cooking from allrecipes.com.
Favorite T.V. show:
My parents were right when they told me:
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
I'd like to switch places for a day with:
Either of my dogs so I could spend all day at my house just sleeping,eating, or being loved by my family.
Favorite non-softball activity:
If you were going on a road trip and could only take one cd, which one would you take:
I would burn one with all my favorite songs at that time.
The best advice I ever received was:
Prioritize and know what is important to you.
Opponent you would most like to beat:
The current or former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
My two best friends Amanda and Brooke.
Since coming to Stanford I have learned:
Why ancient Greek, although lovely, is a dead language.
After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A reliable friend and pitcher.
Least Favorite Food:
Favorite sport other than softball:
If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Invest a good portion of it in the DJIA and the S&P 500 index fund,donate some to cancer research, and buy some splendid things.
One moment in history I wish I could have seen:
The construction of the pyramids in Egypt.