Getting To Know Maddy Coon

Feb. 1, 2006


Maddy Coon

Sport: Softball
Year: Freshman
Height: 5-7
Events: Infield
Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
High School:Horace Greeley
Major: Undecided
Stanford Athletics Highlights: A 2005 graduate of Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, NY ... Four-year letterwinner ... Coached by Stan Sotlerden ... New York Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005 ... An All-State selection all four years ... 2004, 2005 State Player of the Year ... Team captain her junior and senior seasons ... Helped the Virginia Shamrocks to the 18U Gold National Championship ... Also earned varsity letters in field hockey and basketball.



The reason I love softball is:
The camaraderie and the struggle


Sports team I followed when I younger:
Yankees


A friend from another college softball team:
Sam Card, FIU


One moment in history I wish I could have seen:
Babe Ruth calling his shot


After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A fun player to watch


If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
My puppy and the YES channel so I wouldn't miss any Yankees games


The reason I chose Stanford University is:
The combination of athletics and academics, the weather and the facilities


If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Lucky Charms and PowerBars


Favorite movie:
Anchorman


What people don't know about me is:
I actually do like some country music


Favorite food:
Chicken parmesan


Least favorite food:
Maple Syrup


Favorite place I've visited:
Laguna Beach


The best advice I ever received was:
Follow your heart


The best book I have read:
Angels and Demons


Favorite sport other than softball:
Golf


The person I admire most in history:
Mickey Mantle


Favorite actor:
Mel Gibson


Favorite actress:
Susan Sarandon


Opponent I would most like to beat:
Cal


The place I'd most like to visit:
New Zealand


My parents were right when they told me:
Just be Maddy


Favorite website:
www.ebaumsworld.com


My most prized possession is:
Cadillac hat

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