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Getting To Know The Lady Flames: Stephanie Stow

November 1, 2006
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Freshman Middle Blocker Stephanie Stow

Freshman Middle Blocker Stephanie Stow

Each Wednesday throughout the volleyball season, fans will get the opportunity to know the Liberty volleyball players a bit better through a question-and-answer session.  Today, the series continues with freshman middle blocker Stephanie Stow.

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
Jeremiah 29:11.  It has been my life verse, and when Coach Pinder first talked to me, he gave me that verse.  It was confirmation that I should be at Liberty University.
 
What is your favorite movie?
Pearl Harbor.  It's a touching love story with a ton of action, not to mention Ben Affleck.
 
What is your favorite memory while competing in your sport?
In high school I stuff blocked the league MVP who was 6-6, while playing at their home gym, for game point.
 
What is your most embarrassing memory while competing in your sport?
Getting hit in the face with the ball.  I almost cried.
 
I came to Liberty because…
I wanted a Christ-centered college, and to play volleyball.
 
Share something that people don't know about you.
I hate feet, people touching my feet, or other people's feet anywhere near me.  It makes me want to cry and/or throw up.
What has been your defining moment as an athlete?
During my club season, Coach Pinder came and watched me play, and I stuff blocked a girl going to USC.
 
What is one question you would ask Dr. Falwell?
How did he meet his wife?  I love a good love story.

If you could be somebody else for a day, who would you be and why?
I would be Tiger Woods.  He's an amazing athlete with amazing drive.
 
Who is your favorite Liberty athlete?
Allyson Sanders, a teammate and amazing friend.  She has been like a sister to me and I love her.
 
What is the best advice you have ever been given?
"Follow your heart and your gut.  Always give it to the Lord before anyone." –Allyson Sanders
 
If you could change one rule in your sport, what would it be and why?
Being in the net.  I always get caught touching the net.
 
After graduation I would like to … 
Become a housewife and a mother.  I would love to be an 11th grade U.S. history teacher.
 
In my spare time, I like to …
Hang out with my buds from the volleyball and baseball teams.  I love you guys!
 
Words that describe me on the athletic field (and why) are …
Aggressive.  I love to go after the ball.
 
If you could compete in any sport against any athlete, who would it be and why?
Tiger Woods.  It would be a dream come true to meet him, and an honor to play golf with him.

My craziest ambition in life is to …
Go snorkeling. I'm scared to death of fish, but I'd like to overcome that fear and snorkel.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Praying, talking to my boyfriend and listening to Backstreet Boys.

Who is one person in history that you would like to meet and why?
Tiger Woods.  He inspires me to be the best I can be.
 
A place I've always wanted to visit, but never had the chance is (and why)?
Paris.  It has always been a dream of mine, but unfortunately I don't have the funds to go to Paris.