December 22, 2010

GETTING TO KNOW: SOPHOMORE KRISTIN BOYD

The VCU volleyball team wrapped up one of the toughest schedules in the country this past fall. With a young team coming into the 2010 season, the peak of VCU volleyball is still yet to come.

Redshirt Sophomore Kristin Boyd, has been a leader on the court for the Rams the past two seasons, and will look to lead a more experienced Ram roster in the fall of 2011. Boyd caught up with VCU Athletics Communication Student Assistant Andrew Phillips to see what is keeping her busy in the off-season

AP:  Why did you decide to come to VCU?
KB:
The girls, they were like my sisters, and I grew an attachment to some of them before I even committed. I also liked the city campus.

AP:  What is the best part about being on the VCU volleyball team?
KB: The connections

AP:  Who is the most influential person in your life?
KB:
There are a lot of people who I would consider to be influential in my life, but I think the main person would have to be Ivana Rich. She helped me get through a lot and has always been there for me and had my back. She has also pushed me both mentally and physically which have helped to shape who I am today.

AP:  Do you have any hidden talents?
KB: No hidden talents, but I do touch 10'7.

AP:  Where is your favorite place on campus, and why?
KB: Surprisingly, Ackell because I can be in my room by myself, and just relax.

AP:  Have you ever met anyone famous?
KB:
Maya Angelou

AP:  If you could travel to any place in the world where would it be, and why?
KB:
Jamaica, I heard it was really pretty.

AP: What is the number one thing on your holiday wish list?
KB:
Coach Purse

Quick Hits- Favorites..

Place to eat in Richmond? Coldstone
TV Show?
  Family Guy, all the CSI's, and Criminal Mind
Movie?
The Guardian
Singer/Artists/Band?
  Don't have a favorite, but I do like Chris Brown, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz, Usher, an a bunch more.
Favorite
Place to Play in the CAA besides VCU? George Mason
Pro Sports Team?
  The US National Team
Athlete?
  Destinee Hooker
Sport to watch besides volleyball at VCU?
Basketball

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