April 4, 2001
Sport: Women's Tennis
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST(s):
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT:
BEST BOOK YOU HAVE READ:
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Oceans and Atmospheres
FAVORITE VIDEO GAME:
Not at fan of video games
Shakespeare in Love
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
FAVORITE NON-WOMEN'S TENNIS ACTIVITY:
ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU:
IF YOU WERE GOING ON A ROAD TRIP AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE CD, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU TAKE?
Bob Marley - Natural Mystic
BEST VACATION OR TRIP YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN:
OPPONENT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO BEAT:
HOW DO YOU PREPARE BEFORE A MATCH? DO YOU HAVE ANY GAMEDAY SUPERSTITIONS?
I take a lot of deep breaths and make sure that I have on a really good pair of socks
IF YOU COULD PLAY ANOTHER SPORT AT STANFORD, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
BEST THING ABOUT BEING A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT STANFORD:
The community among athletes is amazing - it's so easy because everyoneunderstands each other
BEST PART ABOUT YOUR GAME:
WHAT IS THE BEST SPORTING EVENT YOU HAVE EVER ATTENDED AS A SPECTATOR?
Stanford basketball vs. UCLA - we lost but it was a really close and exciting game
SOMEWHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT YOU WOULD MOST LIKETO VISIT:
New Zealand and Kenya
IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH A FAMOUS PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE?
WHAT DO YOU SEE YOURSELF DOING IN 10 YEARS?
Free-lance writing for magazines and working for an environmentally conscious urbanplanning firm
WHAT HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR ATHLETIC CAREER TO THIS POINT?
Competing for this team
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
Listen to music and play any other sport as long as it's outside
MOST INFLUENTAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE:
WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND STANFORD?
Endless opportunity and humble people who continually surprise you
WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT FEW PEOPLE KNOW?
I think too much
WHAT WOULD YOU WANT PEOPLE TO SAY ABOUT YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE STANFORD?
She always maintained an optimistic perspective that benefited others and was able to make a difference in what she pursued
FAVORITE BREAKFAST CEREAL:
COKE OR PEPSI?
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNGSTERS WHO WANT TO PLAY COLLEGIATE TENNIS?
Make sure that the drive is coming from you and then work as hard as you can
EARLIEST TENNIS MEMORY:
Trying to pick balls up with the tubes that all the older kids were using but not being big enough to support it
FAVORITE CLASS YOU'VE TAKEN AT STANFORD:
Oceans and Atmospheres
MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH I LIKE:
FAVORITE PRE-MATCH MEAL:
Bananas and milk
PAPER OR PLASTIC?
HOW DID YOU SPEND LAST SUMMER?
I taught tennis at my local club, surfed, and played tennis