Getting To Know Maddy Coon

Feb. 1, 2006

Maddy Coon

Sport: Softball
Year: Freshman
Height: 5-7
Events: Infield
Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
High School:Horace Greeley
Major: Undecided
Stanford Athletics Highlights: A 2005 graduate of Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, NY ... Four-year letterwinner ... Coached by Stan Sotlerden ... New York Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005 ... An All-State selection all four years ... 2004, 2005 State Player of the Year ... Team captain her junior and senior seasons ... Helped the Virginia Shamrocks to the 18U Gold National Championship ... Also earned varsity letters in field hockey and basketball.

The reason I love softball is:
The camaraderie and the struggle

Sports team I followed when I younger:

A friend from another college softball team:
Sam Card, FIU

One moment in history I wish I could have seen:
Babe Ruth calling his shot

After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A fun player to watch

If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
My puppy and the YES channel so I wouldn't miss any Yankees games

The reason I chose Stanford University is:
The combination of athletics and academics, the weather and the facilities

If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Lucky Charms and PowerBars

Favorite movie:

What people don't know about me is:
I actually do like some country music

Favorite food:
Chicken parmesan

Least favorite food:
Maple Syrup

Favorite place I've visited:
Laguna Beach

The best advice I ever received was:
Follow your heart

The best book I have read:
Angels and Demons

Favorite sport other than softball:

The person I admire most in history:
Mickey Mantle

Favorite actor:
Mel Gibson

Favorite actress:
Susan Sarandon

Opponent I would most like to beat:

The place I'd most like to visit:
New Zealand

My parents were right when they told me:
Just be Maddy

Favorite website:

My most prized possession is:
Cadillac hat

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