Getting To Know Freshman Leah Best

CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM Freshman Leah Best has 17 total blocks on the year, the second most on the squad.
CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM
Freshman Leah Best has 17 total blocks on the year, the second most on the squad.
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Sept. 9, 2010

CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Feshman Leah Best took time out of her busy class and practice schedule to give fans a look into her life off of the volleyball court.

Each week a different player will answer roughly 20 questions to give fans a look into their life away from volleyball.

Week 1: Morgan Cochran

 

Getting to know Leah Best...

Favorite TV show: South Park

Most played song on your IPod: Caress Me Down by Sublime

After two weeks of class, what's your favorite class: Why? If lunch was considered a class, it would be lunch. Other than that, my American History class with Mr. Macaulay because he's a really enthusiastic and interesting teacher.

Why did you choose WCU: WCU offers every opportunity and many resources for me to be a successful athlete, student and person.

Favorite place to eat on campus: McAlister's- they have very good potatoes.

Other than volleyball, what is your favorite sport to play: Basketball

Favorite sport to watch: Soccer Any pre-game superstitions or any general superstitions: I have to put my clothes on in the same particular order every game.

Hobbies away from volleyball: Painting

With two weeks of collegiate volleyball under your belt, what's the biggest difference from high school volleyball: The speed of the game.

Athlete/person you admire the most: Curt Schilling

Something people might not know about me: I was born and raised in London, England and moved to America when I was about 10 years old.

Favorite quote or saying from Coach Concepcion:
"Just pass the freakin ball!"

How often people ask you how tall you are:
A lot. When someone does asks, I reply, " 6-foot-six, how short are you?"

Personal goal for the season:
Do my best, block a couple balls, get a few kills and help my team to a winning season.

My teammates would say I'm:
A fantastic dancer


 

 

When I was 10 years old I wanted to be: A professional soccer player

Nickname:
Sometimes Coach Concepcion calls me Stretch.

 

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