Getting to Know Freshman Shari Summers
Oct. 17, 2003
Q: How old were you when you started playing soccer?
A: 4 years old
Q: What do you like to do in your free time?
A: I like to dance, sing, act, surf and snowboard
Q: What goals have you set for yourself this season?
A: To help motivate and keep my team positive since I am not able to be out there on the field due to my torn ACL.
Q: What is your favorite part of being a Stanford student-athlete?
A: Everything. I love the team, I love the school, and I feel so privileged to be in my position. It is everything anyone could ask for.
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions? How do you prepare for a game?
A: I don't have any real superstitions but I tend to do the same thing before games when it comes to warming up and getting myself ready.
Q: What is your favorite kind of ice cream?
Q: What is your best memory of high school?
A: My senior prom
Q: If you were stranded on a desert island, what is the one item you would want to have with you?
A: Probably a cell phone.
Q: Where is your favorite spot to vacation?
A: I love to go down to San Diego. But, my best foreign traveling experience was to Italy with my regional team.
Q: Who is your favorite actor?
A: Brad Pitt
Q: If you could be an animal, what would you be? Why?
A: I would be a monkey because those are my favorite.
Q: What is the best advice you've gotten from your parents?
A: Never think I can't reach my goals and aspirations.
Q: What kind of music do you listen to? Who is your favorite group?
A: I listen to all kinds: country, rap, r & b, punk. My favorite song though is Lonestar, Amazed.
Q: If you could play any other collegiate sport, what would it be?
A: It's not really a sport but I would dance.
Q: How many siblings do you have (names and ages)?
A: Two brothers. Sean-21 Skyler-13
Q: Do you have a favorite quote?
A: 'If Lance can do it, so can I'
Q: What is your favorite color?
A: baby blue
Q: How is Stanford/Palo Alto different from your hometown?
A: The whole college experience is so much different. You are given all this freedom to do whatever you want to do.
Q: What is the one thing you miss from home?
A: I miss my friends and family and the waves for surfing.
Q: How do you like life in the dorms?
A: I love it.
Q: What are your ideal study conditions?
A: It can't be too loud but it doesn't have to be completely silent.
Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
A: CPK and PF Chang
Q: If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
A: I would want to meet Lance Armstrong.
Q: Who is your favorite athlete?
A: Michael Owen and David Beckham and Lance Armstrong
Q: What is one word that best describes you?
Q: Who is the most influential person in your life?
A: My older brother
Q: What is something about yourself that few people know?
A: I've always wanted to be either a famous actress or singer.
Q: What is your earliest sports memory?
A: AYSO soccer; running around crazy
Q: Our team will be fun to watch this year because ...
A: we are going to have an awesome season and the players are awesome
Q: I'd like to switch places for a day with ...
A: Britney Spears or some other famous singer
Q: My most prized possession is ...
A: my nationals ring