Getting To Know: Shoney Hixson

April 14, 2004


Shoney Hixson

Sport: Softball
Year: Freshman
Height: 5-4
Events: Outfielder
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School:Westmoore HS
Major: International Relations
Stanford Athletics Highlights: A 2002 graduate of Westmoore High School in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Four-year letterwinner in softball ... Also lettered in track (3), cross country (3) and basketball (1) ... Coached by Laura Clay ... Two-time all-conference selection ... 2002 all-region and all-state pick ... Tabbed Best Offensive Player on team ... '02 Oklahoma High School Scholar Athlete of the Year finalist ... School record holder in the 400m and 800m ... National Merit Scholar ... Academic All-State.



The Stanford softball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We have so much talent and we have fun doing what we do.


For me to improve as a player I need to:
Not be afraid to make mistakes and work on my fundamentals.


The thing I like about sports is:
The excitement and energy.


If I could add one team to the schedule it would be:
University of Oklahoma.


A friend from another college softball team:
Himmita Hixson on ASU's team.


Favorite midnight snack:
Peanut butter.


What makes Boyd and Jill Smith Family Stadium so special:
It's our home.


If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and cereal.


Favorite T.V. show:
X-Files.


My parents were right when they told me:
I'd grow out of being accident prone...oh wait.


I'd like to switch places for a day with:
If this is a Freaky Friday situation, no one. I wouldn't be able to pull it off. If I actually got to be that person...my sister, Taloa.


Favorite non-softball activity:
Singing.


If you were going on a road trip and could only take one cd, which one would you take:
My Fiona Apple mix.


My most prized possession:
My family.


The best advice I ever received was:
Don't do things because that's what you think other people want you to do. Do them because that's what you think is right for you.


Favorite website:
televisionwithoutpity.com


Favorite professor:
Stephen Krasner


Favorite Actor:
Tom Hanks


Favorite Actress:
Liv Tyler


Ten years from now I hope to be:
In the FBI.


Favorite Food:
Fried Okra.


Least Favorite Food:
Olives.


Favorite Sport Other Than Softball:
Football.


After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A dependable friend.

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