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10 Questions With Freshman Volleyball Player Nikki Baker

Sept. 26, 2006


Q: What’s been harder to adjust to in college, volleyball or school?
Nikki Baker: Volleyball because the pace is so much faster.


Q: What something about college that was easier than you thought it would be?
NB: Practice isn’t as tough as I thought it would be. I thought it was going to be a lot worse.


Q: What something that was harder than you thought it would be?
NB: I expected everything to be hard so nothing has really exceeded that.

Q: What’s the biggest adjustment you’ve had to make? NB: The speed of the game has been the hardest thing.


Q: What’s been your favorite moment at Florida State so far?
NB: Hanging out with everyone is always fun, being around the girls.


Q: What’s it like living on your own for the first time?
NB: I love it. I had really strict parents growing up so it’s nice to have free time to do what I want.


Q: What’s the best advice you’ve gotten from an upperclassmen?
NB: Time management, getting your homework done first, prioritizing your time. School and volleyball come before everything else.


Q: How are road trips different from high school or club?
NB: It’s more like club than high school, but we fly everywhere.


Q: What’s the atmosphere at home matches being like?
NB: It’s fun, I like it a lot. They get into the matches and it helps you play better.


Q: What’s been your favorite part of college life?
NB: Being on my own and making my own decisions.

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