Oct. 24, 2006
Question: What’s been harder to adjust to in college, volleyball or school?
Lauren Young: Definitely school. You don’t have your parents to wake you up and you’re on your own and I’m not used to being on my own.
Q: What’s something about college that is easier than you thought it would be?
LY: Making friends, actually. I thought was I was going to be a loner. I thought being an athlete you don’t have time to make friends, but everyone is pretty cool here so I’ve made lots of friends.
Q: What’s something that is harder than you thought it would be?
LY: Practice. I knew it was going to be hard, but I didn’t think it was going to be this hard.
Q: What’s the biggest adjustment you’ve had to make?
LY: Having to do study. In high school I could do my work and not have to study, but I have to study in college.
Q: What’s been your favorite moment at Florida State so far?
LY: Beating Georgia Tech last week, that was pretty cool.
Q: What’s it like living on your own for the first time?
LY: It’s fun. Your parents aren’t there and you can do what you want to.
Q: What’s the best advice you’ve gotten from an upperclassmen?
LY: Makini told me just to relax.
Q: How are road trips different from high school or club?
LY: You get to fly, you’re with the whole team and you dress alike.
Q: What’s the atmosphere at home matches being like?
LY: The band, the cheerleaders and the fans are really cool. You look in the stands and see the Tomahawk Chop, it’s pretty cool.
Q: What’s been your favorite part of college life?
LY: Being on my own.