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20 Questions With Amanda Najdek

Jan 27, 2014

It’s almost time for softball season, and to get ready for Oregon State’s 2014 campaign, the Beavers have answered 20 questions about themselves. Today you can get to know Amanda Najdek. Oregon State will open the year at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. on Feb. 6.

1.       What is your favorite dessert?


2.       What is your favorite sport other than softball?


3.       What is your favorite place to hang out in Corvallis?

Memorial Union

4.       What is the best class you have taken so far?

New Media Ethics

5.       Who did you most admire as a child?

My parents

6.       What song is playing on your ipod right now?

Drake – Own It

7.       What is your dream car?

Red Ferrari

8.       Which road-trip are you most looking forward to this season and why?

All of them! To be able to play any team and show them what we are all about is something to look forward to.

9.       What is your favorite candy?


10.   What is your ideal vacation destination?

Bora Bora

11.   What is your goal after you graduate?

Work in public relations

12.   What is your favorite movie of all time?

The Waterboy

13.   How would your teammates describe you?

Funny, weird, smart

14.   What is the best meal you cook?

Onion-crusted chicken breast with potatoes and green beans

15.   What was your favorite class in high school?


16.   What is your favorite hobby?

Playing my guitar

17.   What is your goal for the season?

To get the jobs done and be there for my team

18.   What is your pregame ritual?

I pray and I write my number in the dirt.

19.   If you were stranded on a desert island and you could only bring three items, what would they be?

A guitar for entertainment, a blanket for warmth and my panda pillow for pet-company.

20.   What are you reading right now?

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell


Complete preseason schedule:

Jan. 14 – 20 questions with Natalie Hampton

Jan. 15 – 20 questions with Kylie Padilla

Jan. 16 – 20 questions with Isabelle Batayola

Jan. 17 – 20 questions with Amee Aarhus

Jan. 18 – 20 questions with Alexis Gonzalez

Jan. 19 – 20 questions with Sarah Shadinger

Jan. 20 – 20 questions with Dani Gilmore

Jan. 21 – 20 questions with Bailee Niehus

Jan. 22 – 20 questions with Alleyah Armendariz

Jan. 23 – 20 questions with Kiki Pepi

Jan. 24 – 20 questions with Alex Boyd

Jan. 25 – 20 questions with Kori Nishitomi

Jan. 26 – 20 questions with Melanie Dembinski

Jan. 27 – 20 questions with Amanda Najdek

Jan. 28 – 20 questions with Kylee Crape

Jan. 29  – 20 questions with CJ Chirichigno

Jan. 30 – 20 questions with Christie Langlois

Jan. 31 – 20 questions with Ya Garcia

Feb. 1 – 20 questions with Hannah Bouska

Feb. 6 – Season Opener