Banner Elk, NC--Today we continue our Up Close series with
freshman Taylor Stice. This Franklin, TN native competed in the
Junior Olympic Nationals and also played for both Franklin High
School and Impact VBC.
1. What made you decide to come to Lees-McRae?
Megan and Jamie recruited me, and it just seemed to fit.
2. How long have you been playing volleyball?
I have been playing volleyball for seven years.
3. What are your personal goals for this
season? I want to come in as a strong freshman and learn
as much as a can.
4. What's your favorite volleyball memory here at
Lees-McRae so far? Watching the men's team play on my
recruiting trip is my favorite memory so far, but I'm sure there is
more to come.
5. Who has been the most influential person on your
athletic career? My mother has been, not for her
knowledge of the sport, but for her support.
6. If you weren't playingvolleyball, what other sport
would you play? I probably wouldn't play any other sport.
I've tried pretty much everything and didn't really like playing
any other sport.
7. What is your major and what do you plan to do with
your degree? Business, I want to go into hotel/resort
management and be a chef.
8. If you could travel back in time to any point in
history, where would you go? I would like to go back to
the Medieval era.
9. What is your favorite book? Pride and
10. What is your favorite food?
11. If you could visit any place in the world, where
would it be? I would like to travel to Italy.
12. What is one word that describes you and
why? Persistent; Once I've set my mind to something I
will do whatever it takes to accomplish it.