Cardinal Capsule: Jessica Draemel

Feb. 11, 2002

Jessica Draemel

Sport: Softball
Year: Senior
Height: 5-8
Events: Outfielder
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School:Millard South
Major: Psychology
Stanford Athletics Highlights:Role player last season who should contend for a starting spot in the outfield ... Must be more consistent offensively, but is a talented athlete who has all the tools ... Solid defensively ... Played in 43 games for the Cardinal in 2001, making 14 starts ... Scored the only run of the game in Stanford's 1-0 victory against California at the College World Series

The Stanford softball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We are all committed to winning the National Championship and having fun along the way.


Favorite Food:
Jamba Juice Smoothies.

Favorite TV Show:
Temptation Island.

Favorite Athlete:
George Brett.

Place you haven't been you would most like to visit:

Best advice you ever received:
''Never stop reaching.'

Favorite website:

If you were going on a road trip and could only take one CD, which one would you take:
Any Tu-Pac CD.

Most prized possession:
My photo albums.

If you could play another sport at Stanford, what would it be:
Track and field because long and triple jump are a blast!

Opponent you would most like to beat:

The best part about being a student-athlete at Stanford is:
You are challenged to become a better student and athlete every single day.

Most influential person in your life:
My parents.

If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Visit every major league ballpark, and then invest the rest.

Which of your teammates do you admire the most and why:
My teammates are all amazing individuals whose generosity, work ethic and enthusiasm have taught me so much.

One word that describes you:

A friend from another college softball team:
Most of the Huskers, and those that also transferred.

Favorite music artist:
Metallica, Linkin Park, Stone Temple Pilots and Limp Bizkit.

Favorite Athlete:
George Brett.

If you could have dinner with one person, living or dead, who would it be:
Thomas Jefferson.

Favorite midnight snack:
'Die Coke...yes, I'm addicted.'

If you were going on a road trip and could take only one CD, which one would you take:
Metallica Black.

Something about yourself that few people know:
I'm shy.

Favorite Gameday Meal:

What I like most about my hometown:
Home of the College World Series.

Nobody knows how much I like:
Taking my golden retrievers, Jaxon and Gabe, for long walks.

After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
Someone who gave it everything and didn't look back.

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