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Getting To Know Freshman Leah Best

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

Sometimes Coach Concepcion calls me Stretch.