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20 Questions with Lauren Binzer
Updated: Sunday 02/07/2012 (ET)
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Q: Why did you choose the Tribe?
The tribe is a family and I was attracted to that aspect of the team. 

Q: Describe a moment when you felt the most Tribe pride.
During Convocation our freshman year, our class was literally the first group of students to walk through the Wren building hall, with doors opening on the other side to cheering upperclassmen, welcoming us to the school.  It sounds twampy, but I got goose bumps.

Q: Take us through your pre-game mental preparation routine.
Before a game I like to be around my teammates, getting focused and amped to play.  I read a couple quotes that motivate me and I put headphones on to focus, sometimes closing my eyes and visualizing myself doing different things on the field, getting a ground ball, or a caused turnover.  I say a little prayer and then I get ready to play!

Q: Do you belong to any other clubs, groups, or organizations?
I belong to Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM).

Q: What are some community activities you or your team has done? 
We participated in the NEDA walk and we contribute to the Tanner's Totes initiative.  On my own I have volunteered at PORT homeless shelter.  Other players on our team also tutor.

Q: What is your intended or declared major and why?
I am a Psychology major with a pre-med focus.  I majored in psych because I am a PSYCHO!

Q: Describe your dream job:
Pediatrician or Obstetrician.  I want to be a doctor and work with kids or babies/mothers or all of the above!

Q: If you could play another sport at W&M what would it be and why?
Ultimate Frisbee Hands. Down. It'd be fun and my old lab partner's on the team I'm pretty sure.

Q: Favorite team tradition/activity and why?
Halloween costume class competition.  It's always fun to see what each class comes up with, and our class (the seniors) won 2 out of our 4 years, just sayin!

Q: Which teammate will have the most interesting job in 10 years and why?
Colleen Nofi- She's a genius.

Q: What animal would best describe you and why?
I'm the Kung Fu Panda.  HIYA!

Q: What is your favorite quote or phrase?
It's the ache in your lungs and the burning in your legs, and the voice inside you that yells 'CAN'T'. But you don't listen, you just push harder. And then you hear the voice whisper 'can', and you discover that the person you thought you were is no match for the one you really are. -Anonymous

Q: What is your favorite type of food (i.e. Chinese, Mexican, etc.)?
My dad's homemade spaghetti or my mom's Chicken divan... yum!

Q: Favorite place you have visited or traveled to and why?
Santorini, Greece.  It's so beautiful and simple.

Q: Most addicting television show?
Once Upon a Time.

Q: How will you change the world (or even just one person's world)?
I hope to contribute to the end of abortion and save the lives of unborn babies everywhere.

Q: Tell us something about yourself that most people don't know.
I can say the alphabet backwards faster than I can say it forwards.

Q: What's number one on your bucket list and why?
Kissing a frog that turns into a PRINCE!

Q: What is your best non-athletic skill?
Smiling and hugs!

Q: Favorite Person to follow on Twitter?
Preschoolgems.  They tweet things that preschoolers say and it's hilarious.

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve and why?
Bikers on campus who don't say anything when they ride up behind you.

Q: What is something you are afraid of?
Crawly things!

Q: What is an obstacle you had to overcome in your life?
Finding socks that match in the morning... always a toughie.

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