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More Than the Score

October 18, 2006

Lauren Cox
Grace Academy
Volleyball
Junior

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

"Right now it's easy, but with other sports it gets tough having a lot of away games. Sometimes it can be hard to stay awake and study for tests."

Who has had the biggest influence on your life?

"My Mom, she has always been there for me. She takes me to and watches all my games."

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

"Well, I play all year round on club teams and that keeps me in shape."

Who is the best athlete you have competed against?

"Tina Conner, she's an outside hitter for Broadfording. She's all-around awesome."

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

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"Last year when we won the state tournament."

What is your favorite Web site?

"I don't have one, but I love talking on AIM."

What are your career aspirations?

"To go to college somewhere out West and hopefully play volleyball. I would like to study Christian Ministry or Youth Ministry."

Who do you listen to most on your Ipod?

"Country ... Faith Hill."

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