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A little birdie told me….

Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Today we had the chance to interview Sr. Janell Crow.

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Q: What is your name?

A: I am Janell Crow

Q: Where are you from?

A: I am from Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Q: What is your major?

A: I am a psychology major

Q: What made you want to play at Greenville College?

A: I really like the enviroment here. I like the idea of community, and I got to spend sometime with the girls that where on the team before I came. I really like the way they bonded and got along, it was like a big family.

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A: I have been playing volleyball for twelve years

Q: What are your thoughts on the season?

A: This season we came into it with really high expectations, and we didnt really get to the point that we wanted to get to. I think for losing five seniors and four of them being varsity starters, I think we did really well, and I think they are going to have a great time next year.

Q: What would your advice be to incoming freshmen?

A: Just come in with a competitive attitude, be ready to play the game, be ready to work your butt off, and just be ready to go and open up as this team is your family.

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Tell me more…

Posted Monday, December 19th, 2011

We happened to catch another captain today as she told us a little about herself.

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Q: Whats your name?

A: My name is Ashley Hall

Q: Where are you from?

A: I am from Denver, Colorado

Q: What is your major?

A: My major is Marketing

Q: What made you want to play volleyball at Greenville?

A: I came here on a visit, and met with coach. I guess it was the whole atmosphere of the school and the team. I knew I wanted to be at a Christian school and just meeting the girls and seeing how much of a family this team is it just really brought me in.

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A: I have been playing since about eighth grade

Q: What are your thoughts on the season?

A: We had a really good season. I think we had a really good group of freshmen and they really contributed greatly to the team and we had a really successful season

Q: What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

A: To the incoming freshmen I would say don’t be scared college, is a big step, but just come in prepared to really come in and work on time management, because coming in your first semester of college you do have a sport. So just really work on your studies first and then volleyball is the fun stuff so use that as like a break and your excitement for the school year.

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Haley gives insight

Posted Saturday, December 17th, 2011

We met with So. Haley Dodd, who is also one of next years Captains.

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Q: Whats your name?

A: My name is Haley Dodd

Q: Where are you from?

A: I am from Cissna Park, Illinois

Q: What is your major?

A: Social Work

Q: What made you want to play volleyball at Greenville?

A: I came and visited and loved the campus. I met with coach, and met with some of the girls on the team and loved the team.

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A: I been playing for ten years now

Q: What are your thoughts on the season?

A: I thought we had a really great season. We lost a lot of seniors, but i feel we came in stronger then a lot of people would have expected.

Q: What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

A: Just be ready to compete everyday, and just have fun while your doing it.

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Taylor Brunner gives her time

Posted Saturday, December 17th, 2011

We caught up to So. Taylor Brunner a honorable mention conference award receiver.

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Q:Whats your name?

A: I am Taylor Brunner

Q: Where are you from?

A: I am from Orienta Illinois

Q: What made you choose Greenville?

A: I chose Greenville because I could do volleyball and track, and because they have a really good education program.

Q: Is education your major?

A: Yes, I am a special education major

Q: What made you want to play volleyball?

A: I really liked the team atmosphere and all the girls where really nice, and it seemed like a really fun thing to do

Q: What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

A: I would just say to just have the most fun you can, and get involved with as much as you can. If your going to play a sport enjoy the sport, but also get involved with other programs so you can meet other people, so you can take full advantage of all Greenville has to offer.

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Coop gives the scoop

Posted Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Today we met with Sr. Syndey Cooper.

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Q: Whats your name?

A: Sydney Cooper

Q: Where are you from?

A: Warden, Illinois

Q:Whats your Major?

A: Math and biology

Q: What made you want to play at Greenville?

A: I looked at a couple of schools around here, and Greenville was the place where I liked the coaching style the best. It was really inspirational when I came to see them play, so I felt this was just my place

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A: Twelve years now

Q: What advice would you give to a freshman?

A:  I would just say be yourself when you get here, just relax and go with the flow.

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