A weekly Q&A with Baylor's student-athletes
April 7, 2006
BEAR FACTS Archive
When did you start playing your sport?
I started around when I was six years old.
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
What is the best part of being a college athlete?
To be a part of a team and traveling all over the country.
Favorite sport other than your own?
What is your nickname on the team and why?
JoJo or Jo because there was a guy who just came up with it freshman year, and they've been calling me that ever since.
After meeting Coach Ferdon, what was your first thought?
That her English was hard to understand, but except for that she seemed to be a great coach.
Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?
No, just a regular warm up.
What is the most unique item in your locker?
I guess my clubs.
What is the funniest moment from Baylor practice?
Just being around my teammates.
Who are your favorite sports heroes?
What is the highlight of your sports career?
My three wins, and when the team qualified for NCAA Nationals my sophomore year.
What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome?
Coming over here and living here in a different country so far away from my family.
What opposing schools do you most look forward to competing against?
What is one thing Coach Ferdon always tells you?
She tells me not to worry and trust your talent.
What is your favorite team road trip?
Our Hawaii trip last year was good.
Who is your biggest fan?
Why did you choose to attend Baylor?
Because my older sister was on the team when I cam in as a freshman.
What's the most important thing you've learned as a Baylor athlete?
To never give up, and that hard work pays off.
What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
Who is your all-time favorite Baylor athlete?
What is one thing you would change about Baylor?
I would make sure there was a men's soccer team.
As a role model to young athletes, what advice can you give?
Always have fun when you practice.
What are three words that describe you?
Positve, Friendly, and a Hard-worker.
What song is stuck in your head right now?
The one with Sheryl Crow
What is your favorite T.V. show?
Sex and the City.
Name one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you.
I use to be on the dance squad.
Name one thing you can't go a week without.
Fruit or coffee
What is your dream job?
Playing professional golf.
What's your most valued possession?
What song is playing in your MP3 player right now?
You should kiss me like that.
Best non-athletic talent?
I can cook.
Favorite musical artist?
Don't crush a mirror.
That something is going to happen to my family while I'm over here.
When I'm getting ready and people are in my bathroom.
Least favorite food?
A Baylor shirt with a big Baylor bear on the back.
Worst movie you've seen?
Movies or TV?
Movies, my favorite movie is Chicago.
MTV or ESPN?
Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Daytime or Nighttime?
Penland or Memorial?
Cars or Trucks?