Softball: Dana Sorensen

May 8, 2002

Dana Sorensen

Sport: Softball
Year: Sophomore
Height: 5-11
Position: Pitcher
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Scripps Ranch
Major: Communications
Stanford Athletics Highlights: Two-time All-American .. Selected to participate in the USA Women's National Team Camp last summer ... 2001 First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... NFCA National Player of the Week (4/4/01) and Pac-10 Player of the Week (2/26/01 and 4/2/01) ... Started three of the Cardinal's four games at the College World Series, going 2-1 with 16 K's in 17.1 innings pitched ... Holds numerous Stanford season and career records including strikeouts for a season (295) and victories for a season (27) as well as career ERA (0.85) and season ERA (0.64).

The Stanford softball team will be fun to watch this year because:
Because we are a tight knit group that is ready to make a run at the national championship.

D, or Dz

Favorite Music Artist:
Garth Brooks

Favorite non-softball activity:
Watching TV

If you could have dinner with a famous person, living or dead, who would it be:
Albert Einstein or Julia Roberts

Favorite T.V. Show:
Without a doubt Friends, but ER comes close.

One word that describes you:

A friend from another college team:
Tiffany Chambers, University of New Mexico

Favorite midnight snack:
Ice cream or something with chocolate.

Favorite website: and ebay

If you were going on a road trip and could only take one CD, which one would you take:
The best of Garth Brooks, or any of the mixes I have made.

The best advice I ever received was:
Whatever you do make sure you are having fun.

Opponent you would most like to beat:
It's always awesome to beat Cal, but I think I would like to beat UCLA more.

The best part about being a student-athlete at Stanford is:
Getting to compete at the highest level on the field and in the classroom.

Somewhere you have never been that you would most like to visit:

Most influential person in your life:
My family

If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Buy a Cadillac Escalade (with tv's inside), and then invest.

My most prized possession is:
My #12 necklace

If you could play another sport at Stanford, what would it be:
Basketball, the fast pace of it is so much fun.

Favorite actor and actress:
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

What I like most about my hometown:
The weather is pretty awesome - its 60 degrees in the winter, and 80 in the summer!!!

Which of your teammates do you admire the most and why:
Lindsey Stice. She has battled through so much, and has kept a great attitude the whole time. Her personality and spirit are an amazing boost for out team.

Current of former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
Nicole Powell

After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
Someone who enjoyed their time at Stanford, and who became a better person in the process.

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