More Than The Score

October 10, 2006

Lauren Palermo
Girls Soccer

How difficult is it for you to balance athletics with your academic requirements?

"I find that it's not that difficult."

Who has had the biggest influence on your life?

"Coach (Bill) Fultineer and my parents. They've always been there for me."

How much time do you invest in practicing on your own?

"Not much."

Where is your favorite place to hang out?

"I like to hang out with my friends at the mall or at the movies."

What is your proudest moment, on or off the field?


"Beating Martinsburg: We beat them in the last two minutes of the game."

Do you have any pregame rituals?

"Pray, then get pumped as a team."

Who is your favorite athlete?

"Mia Hamm."

What is your favorite Web site?

"Myspace. I would say I spend about an hour a day on Myspace."

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be?

"God, because I believe in him."

What are your career aspirations?

"I plan on attending James Madison in the fall to study either Physical Therapy or Athletic Training."

What do you listen to most on your Ipod?

"Country. Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts."

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