Sparky's Spotlight: Ellen Gebhardt

Jan. 12, 2009

This week's Sparky's Spotlight showcases freshman Ellen Gebhardt. Ellen comes to Tempe from Carol Springs, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Ellen is working on a spot in the bars and floor lineup for the Sun Devils.

Nicknames: Elle, E

Favorite books: The Great Gatsby, Wuthering Heights, Go Ask Alice, Gossip Girl, The Da Vinci Code

Best class taken at ASU: English 105

Favorite professional athlete and team: Chicago Cubs, Aramis Ramirez/Ryan Theroit

Miles from home: a lot! Mapquest says 1740.7

Favorite restaurant: Noodles & Company, Friday's

Pre-meet ritual: have pasta the night before competition

Pet Peeves: bad drivers, when people chew on pens/straws...

Default ring-tone: it' a horrible default tone

Favorite movie: Alice in Wonderland

Favorite event: Beam

Favorite celebrity: Heath Ledger and Helena Bonham Carter

Meet I'm looking most forward to: ASU vs. Stanford

Hobbies: going to the pool, watching movies, shopping, and napping

Finish the sentence

I never miss an episode of: the Hills, the Office, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

If I could be on the cover of any magazine it'd be: Cosmo Girl

You may not know: that I can do a pretty good praying mantis impression

I am: almost always hungry!

If I could be any animal for a day it'd be: a snake or gecko

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