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Rounding the Bases with Hope Joseph

April 26, 2010  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Today's "Rounding the Bases" feature spotlights Hope Joseph, a sophomore from Fredericksburg, Va.

Today's "Rounding the Bases" segment features Hope Joseph, a sophomore utility player from Fredericksburg, Va.

Joseph, a transfer from Utah State, has appeared in five games for the Lady Flames this season, serving as a pinch runner in each contest. She scored her first career run on April 7 against UNC Greensboro, and recorded her first career stolen base on April 21 against Hampton.

She is a graduate of Fredericksburg Christian, where she was a four-year letterwinner in softball and a two-year letterwinner in volleyball and basketball. The daughter of Louis Joseph and Elizabeth Blanton is majoring in elementary education at Liberty.

Getting to know Hope Joseph

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?

Matthew 6:25-26. I have always really liked this.

I know it's not good for me, but I love to eat …
Ice cream sandwiches

What is the best movie you watched over the last year?
Where the Wild Things Are

I came to Liberty because …
I wanted to surround myself with other Christians, after spending a year at a state school.

Share something about one of your teammates that someone outside the program would never know without you telling them.
J'nae Jefferson really is a princess.

My earliest memory while competing in my sport is …
Getting into trouble for picking dandelions in right field.

If you could be somebody else for a day, who would you be and why?
Barack Obama

My dream job would be…
A kindergarten teacher, or a tour guide in Greece.

The team that I'm most looking forward to competing against this year is (and why) …
Longwood. A friend of mine plays for them.

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?
Time travel, so I could see the Beatles live!

The TV Show I can't live without watching each week is…

If I were named "Coach for a Day", I would make my coaches (and why) …
Do pilates… over and over again.

My favorite thing about being a part of the Liberty softball team is …
The softball cheers!

If you could have dinner with three people throughout history, who would they be and why?
Paul McCartney, John F. Kennedy and Oscar Claude Monet.

My personal goals this season are …
To run faster.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Anguilla, BWI

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
"You're going to have to be a strong little soldier!" –Daryl Robertson