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November 25, 2009  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Brittany Pacella and the Lady Flames will wrap up the 2009 season this weekend, at the VCU Third Degree Sportswear Thanksgiving Invitational.

Brittany Pacella and the Lady Flames will wrap up the 2009 season this weekend, at the VCU Third Degree Sportswear Thanksgiving Invitational.

Today, LibertyFlames.com concludes its weekly question-and-answer series with the 2009 Lady Flames volleyball team. Senior right-side hitter Brittany Pacella is this week's featured Lady Flame.

Brittany Pacella has enjoyed a solid senior campaign, helping the Lady Flames win 20 matches and capture a share of their third straight Big South regular-season title. She has started 25 contests at the right-side hitter position and ranks second on the team with a career-high 29 service aces.

Pacella spent her first college season at N.C. State, before transferring to Liberty prior to the 2006 season. She has already earned a bachelor's degree in family and child development and is currently pursuing her master's degree in human services.

What is the most exciting thing you did this summer?
Matthias Wrede, a LU football player, flew me home on a private plane.

If you could add a match to this year's schedule, which team would you want to play?
Hawaii

What is your favorite volleyball memory?
My first career start, last year versus N.C. State

How many text messages do you send per month?
I have unlimited texting. That's probably a good thing, because I have no idea!

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Ocean City, Md. I have been going there ever since I was little!

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
Isaiah 40:31.
"But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

This is one of my favorite verses, because it reminds me that God is faithful and there is nothing in this life that I have to go through alone. I am reminded to call on Him for peace when I need it, and He will give me strength to do anything.

What is your favorite food?
Mexican food!

My dream beach volleyball partner would be …
Gilad Doron, my former club coach.

Do you have any pre-match habits/rituals, and what are they?
I braid everyone's hair. That's one thing that is always the same! But I usually rock out with my iPod and dance around with everyone.

The most impressive thing about Coach Pinder is …
He has a great natural ability to coach, and he is always striving to improve.

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
"There's no such thing as a fair fight." - My dad, Dave Pacella

Previous Question-and-Answer Installments
Aug. 12 – Kendle Rollins
Aug. 19 – Lauren Bosché
Aug. 26 - Hannah Anderson
Sept. 2 - Loren Thomas
Sept. 9 - Erica Manor
Sept. 16 - Courtney Cooper
Sept. 23 - Rebecca Warren
Sept. 30 - Courtney Boggs
Oct. 7 - Kelly Haseman
Oct. 14 - Claire Jacobsma
Oct. 21 - Karyl Bacon
Oct. 28 - Nicki Scripko
Nov. 4 - Kirstyn Sanders
Nov. 11 - Kallie Corbin
Nov. 18 - Chelaine McCarty