Pac-10 Q&A: Washington Softball Player Taylor Smith

May 22, 2009


Pac-10 Q&A: Washington Softball Player Taylor Smith


On my iPod...Taylor Swift

What I'm reading... Twilight!

Love to trade places for a day with... Oprah Winfrey.  I would buy us lights.

Favorite teams as a kid... Cubs

What is the best thing about playing softball in the Pac-10?  The competition. You know you're going to have a good game every week.

Super power I'd most like to have... I'd be able to fly

If you could compete in any other sport it would be... Basketball

Favorite moment in a competition... After winning a game, coming together as a team and celebrating what we accomplished, knowing we did it together.

Most creative cheer or sign by a fan... My Shark Cheer.  The team puts their hands over their heads like a shark fin and sing Jaws theme song tune.. duh nuh... duh nuh...

Team on campus that does the best job of packing your stands... Football

Favorite TV show... Grey's Anatomy

Favorite TV show as a kid... Full House

What your sights are set on after college... Having a family

Favorite flavor of ice cream... Pistachio

What is the best part of being on your team... We are a family

Favorite school memory... Graduating from high school

Who's the funniest member of your team... Niki Williams

If you could make the cover of any magazine, which one would it be? Why?... Sports Illustrated. It would mean we have reached our goals.

If you could cook dinner for one famous person, dead or alive, who would it be? What would you serve him/her for dinner? JFK and I would serve steak, veggies, potatoes and grape salad (it seems to be a hit).

Gatorade or Powerade? Gatorade

The sport you're the worst at... Tennis

If you were stranded on an island, what are the three essentials you'd need to have? I'd bring my boyfriend, 'Uncrustables', and Chapstick

Something about yourself that others would be surprised to hear... When I watch people brush their teeth, it makes me sick

Which of your teammates would you like to trade places with for a day and why? Danielle Lawrie. She is soooo good and dominating

Who is your favorite athlete in a sport other than your own and why? My cousin Brittany Bock (soccer). I grew up wanting to be like her.

What is the best advice you've received and who from? 'Everything happens for a reason' -my parents

What is your biggest pet peeve and why? Being late or close to late. I get so nervous.

What is your favorite class that you are taking or have taken? Sociology 352, the family.

Weirdest thing a fan has done? I had a fan ask me for used chewing gum.

Greatest sports memory... Playing a 15-inning game against UMass in Regionals and winning. I have never felt so many emotions at once. It was amazing.

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