Getting to Know Freshman Rachel Buehler

Oct. 30, 2003

Q: What goals have you set for yourself this season?
A: I want to have a strong recovery from my knee surgeries and be a positive impact to the team in every way I can.

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals?
A: I don't really have a ritual. I usually like to call my family on gameday. Before the game I just listen to music to get pumped up.

Q: What is your favorite kind of ice cream?
A: I like mintchip and chocolate

Q: If you were stranded on a desert island, what is the one item you would want to have with you?
A: Stranded on a desert island I'd want my swiss army knife.

Q: Where is the one spot you would like to visit?
A: I want to visit Brazil

Q: If you could be an animal, what would you be?
A: If I were an animal I would be a dog. A dog is loyal, friendly, a good companion, and loves life. I admire these qualities and try to show them in my own life.

Q: Did you have any pets at home?
A: I have a dog named Rosie, three guinea pigs named Tommy, Bobby and Mini, a bird named Pepper and a fish named Abe.

Q: What is the best advice you've gotten from your parents?
A: The best advice is from an oldie that my mom sings. It goes 'Ain't nothin' gonna slow me down, oh no, I've got to keep on movin'.'

Q: If you could play any other collegiate sport, what would it be?
A: I've always wanted to try lacrosse even though I've never played before.

Q: Do you have a favorite motto?
A: A motto that I like is 'Mind over Matter'

Q: What is something you miss from home?
A: From home I miss the beach, my dog and my family.

Q: The Stanford Tree: scary or funny?
A: The tree is definitely awesome.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
A: My favorite restaurant is this sushi place right by my house.

Q: If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
A: I would like to meet Steve Irwin the crocodile hunter or Aretha Franklin. They just seem like interesting people.

Q: What is your favorite color?
A: My favorite colors are blue and pink.

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