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More Than The Score

November 01, 2006

Lauren Jones
Jefferson
Cheerleading
Senior

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

"I find it's not really hard, my coach schedules practices at a reasonable time."

Who has had the biggest influence on your life?

"My dad, he's the one who got me interested in sports, plus he has always been there for me."

Why do you like the sport you play?

"I get to be a part of all the games that I attend."

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

"I practice on the weekends, and for competitions the team participates at a tumbling class, in Williamsport."

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

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"Winning the regional competition for the first time."

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

"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was so influential."

Do you have any pregame rituals?

"I like to play music over and over again before a competition to get the team ready."

What are your career aspirations?

"I'm going to Shepherd University, where I plan to study to be a Pediatrician."

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