June 17, 2014 - by

Have you ever wondered what Florida State student-athletes, coaches and staff are like off the field of competition?  If so here is your chance to get to know the players, coaches and staff of the Florida State athletics department a little bit better.



Uche Echefu

Sr. – M.Basketball


Amanda DaCosta

So. – Soccer


Daniel Bradford

Jr. – M. Swimming


Kristie McConn

Fr. – Softball

What is your favorite pro sports team?Denver NuggetsNew York YankeesBoston CelticsNew York Yankees
Favorite TV showThe Wayne BrothersScrubs, America’s Next Top ModelFamily GuySportscenter
Most recent song on your iPod?Teenage Love Affair by Alicia KeysLollipop – Lil WayneRock Mountain Way by Joe WalshMrs. Officer
Favorite Pro Athlete?Julius ErvingCristiano RonaldoEric VendtDerek Jeter
Best Athlete You Have Competed Against?Rudy GayJason Leturmy, Mami YamaguchiCullen JonesAlyssia Brewer – Basketball player at Tennessee.
Other than FSU, Best Venue You Have Competed In?In ArgentinaStadium in ArgentinaGeorgia TechHall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City
Last Movie You Have Seen?WantedFinding NemoStep BrothersWelcome Home
Dream Vacation?A trip to MexicoWherever the Lion King took placeTo cruise the mediterranean2 weeks in Tahiti
Favorite Kids Cartoon?Tom & JerrySpongebob SquarepantsRocko’s modern lifeSpongebob Squarepants
Favorite Food?Chicken and RiceSushi and mashed potatoesMexicanPeanut M&M’s
If you could have dinner with three people (living or dead) who would they be?Alicia Keys, Barrack Obama, My MomBabe Ruth, David Beckham, Derek JeterBruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet LiMy grandma Vida, Joe Torre, my friend Gary Morton
If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?Watching more video clips with my coachProducing rap videosWorking a jobPlaying college basketball
Favorite team tradition?Fight, Fight, Fight for FSUPre-game dance off.The hakaListening and dancing to our pre game music in the locker room
Superstitions?I don’t have anyTape on my right wrist for games.If I eat Mexican food on race day I won’t swim well.Always have to get into the batters box the same way.
Who makes you laugh?Martin, PopsDane CookPoliticiansMy roomates Allison Collins and Amanda DaCosta
Why did you pick FSU?To be apart of something newSeminolesMembers of the swim team and it wasn’t too close to home but not too far away.To live out my college softball dream and t live in year round warm weather.
Best memory from FSU?Beating Duke at their placeMaking it to the championships in the college cup.2007 ACC championshipsHitting my first collegiate homerun at Cal State Fullerton.
First job??????CoachingLifeguardWorked at All Stars Sports Complex
Talent I would most like to have?Being able to dance.Being able to sing.CoordinationTo sound good when I sing.
Words to live by?Treat everyone with respectThe sky is the limitIf your not living on the edge your taking up space.You’re only as good as you make yourself
One thing I can’t live without?Cell PhoneMy cell phone and my iPod.My computerI hate to say it but my Sidekick
Favorite spot on campus?The UnionSoccer fieldStudent UnionWestcott fountain
What is the one superpower you wish you could have?To become invisibleI want to flyBeing able to breath underwaterFly
When I am at home I like to?Relax on my bed and watch TVGo out with my friends and go out into NYCSleep and eatChill and listen to music
Most influential person in your life?My parentsMy parentsMy parentsMy father
On average I send____text messages a day?20500…I have a problem20-40Way too many
Facebook or MySpace?NeitherFacebookFacebookFacebook
Pregame rituals?I pray and stay focused.  I also shower before games.Praying, Putting tape on my right wrist and having Annie Stalzer write on it.Team cheerPray before every game.


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