Manager, Media Relations and Publications
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2008) - Angie McGinnis (Fraser, Mich.), a setter on the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team, has provided the following responses to questions posed to her as part of a "Getting to Know" feature.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
What do you envision doing as a career after competing for the national team?
Interior designer/ Elementary School Principal
Who was your club coach prior to going to college?
My cousins Kelly and Kim Price
Where would you like to spend a week’s vacation?
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
What is your favorite room in your house and why?
I could stay in my kitchen for hours and munch!
Rank the following types of television programs in order you like best: Reality TV, crime dramas, game shows, sit-coms, music television, cable news, sports.
Sports/ crime dramas/ game shows/ reality TV/ sti-coms/ music television/ cable news
What is your favorite movie?
The Bourne Identity/ Supremacy/ & Ultimatum
What is your favorite book?
The Kite Runner
Are you a morning person, afternoon person or night person?
Definitely a NIGHT person!
On an airplane, would you rather, sleep, read, work on a computer or talk with the person sitting next to you?
I get nervous when I fly and can’t sleep or read, I have to chat with someone sitting around me or listen to music.
What sport would you be competing in if not for volleyball?
Who is your favorite athlete?
Chauncey Billups/ Detroit Pistons
What is your favorite food?
Salad or Chocolate covered Strawberries
What is your favorite restaurant to eat at?
What is your fondest child-hood memory?
Spending my summers up at my grandparents cottage on Lake Michigan.
If you could have one super power, what would it be?
If a movie was made about your life, which actor or actress would you want to play you?
What is the most “embarrassing” song on your iPod?
“If Your Happy and You Known it”
What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Dedicated/ Spontaneous/ Optimistic
What is your favorite holiday?
What is your favorite season – winter, spring, summer or fall?
I like them all, which is why I LOVE MICHIGAN!
What are your most prized possessions?
My blanket that my Great Grandmother gave me/ My baby ring I got when I was first born!
What is your motto?
You Only Live Once!!
What reality show (American Idol, the Apprentice, the Real World, Survivor, Big Brother, etc.) would you be best on?
American Idol… I wish, probably Survivor!
What is your pet peeve?
What communication tool do you use most often – text messaging, talking on the cell phone or e-mail?