February 24, 2011

GETTING TO KNOW: JESSICA MCNAMARA

The VCU women's soccer team will return to the field on March 5th in start of their spring exhibition schedule. VCU will look to gain experience, to what was a very young roster in 2010.

One of the key returners and on field leaders for the Rams will be Jessica McNamara, who recently sat down with VCU Athletic Communication Student Assistant Andrew Phillips to see what keeps her busy off of the pitch.

AP: Why did you decide to come to VCU?
JM:
The amazing graphic design program.

AP:  What is one thing that most people don't know about you?
JM:
What is one thing that most people don't know about you? I've been to over 40 concerts

AP: What has been the best moment of your VCU career, thus far?
JM:
Either scoring my first goal/shross (shot-cross) in the Stetson game last season or the Virginia Beach trip with the team. (see picture below)

AP: Who has been the most influential person in your life?
JM:
My Granny and Albus Dumbledore - "Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

AP:  What are your post-graduation plans?
JM:
I plan on backpacking through Europe with my best friend for as long as our funds will let us then move to either Chicago, San Francisco, or New York City to pursue my dream of becoming an improv star on SNL.

AP:  What is your favorite thing to do on team road trips?
JM:
Reading "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" on the bus at night.

AP:  If you could have dinner with any three people in the world who would it be?
JM:
Harry Potter (Not Daniel Radcliffe, the real one), Taylor Swift, and DJ Pauly D... Paula Dean would cook the meal.

AP:  Who wins the "discussions" at home Tim or Tiff?

JM: I plead the fifth

Quick Hits - Favorite...

Place to eat in Richmond? China Dragon
TV Show?
Grey's Anatomy
Movie?
I had a bunch on my list, but I just saw the Justin Bieber Never Say Never 3D movie recently... That's at the top now
Singer/Artists/Band?
Taylor Swift
Favorite Place to Play in the CAA besides VCU?
George Mason
Pro Sports Team?
The 1991 Washington Redskins
Athlete?
Lanto Griffin
Sport to watch besides soccer at VCU?
Basketball or Quidditch

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