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Open Net with Lauren Stell

September 28, 2009
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Lady Flame Lauren Stell

Lady Flame Lauren Stell

Today's "Open Net" segment highlights Lauren Stell, a freshman defender who hails from Exton, Pa.

Stell has appeared in eight contests for the Lady Flames this season, starting in six. She has recorded five shots on the year.

Stell is a graduate of Downington East High School, where she was part of the Ches-Mont Champion squad as a freshman. She also competed for the FC Delco 90s club team, serving as a team captain since 2007.

Getting to Know Lauren Stell

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?

Isaiah 40: 30-31. These verses remind me to look to God for strength, and they were my Grandma's life verses.

I know it's not good for me, but I love to eat …
Lots and lots of chocolate.

What was the best movie you watched over the last year?
The Uninvited.

I came to Liberty because …
I love the environment.

Share something about one of your teammates that someone outside the program would never know without you telling them.
Kelly loves smoothies, and she's great at making them!

My earliest memory while competing in my sport is …
Wearing my Little Mermaid shirt to practice.

The best part of being a Liberty student-athlete is …
The friendships.

My dream job would be …
Selling clothes and other items that I design.

What is the best book you have ever read (other than the Bible)?
Any of the Harry Potter books.

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?

Being able to teleport – I wouldn't need a car, so it's environmentally friendly!

The TV show I can't live without watching each week is (and why) ...
I don't watch TV.

If you could have dinner with three people throughout history, who would they be and why?
My grandmother, because I would love to meet her. John Lennon, because he is one of the most influential musicians in history. Michael Jackson – self-explanatory.

My personal goals this season are …
To achieve my greatest potential.

What cartoon character are you most like (and why)?
Spongebob, because I am very spontaneous and loyal to my work.

If someone would look at the songs on my iPod, I would be embarrassed for them to see I have this song …
Hoedown Throwdown, by Miley Cyrus… especially since I know the dance as well.

The first thing people notice about me when they meet me is …
My humor.

What is the most exciting thing you did this summer?
Cliff jumping… into water, of course.

Do you have any pre-match habits/rituals, and what are they?
I listen to the song Everything, by Lifehouse.

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
"Shut up and run." –my high school track coach