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Q&A With Hurricane Setter Lynsey Irwin

Q&A With Hurricane Setter Lynsey Irwin

Sept. 14, 2001

Q: Who do you model your game after?“The girl who was our MVP when I was a freshman in high school on our varsity team.”

Q: If you could play another sport at Miami, what would it be?“Soccer.”

Q: What is your greatest athletic moment?“When we were playing our rivals in soccer and we were losing with a few minutes left. I took the ball from our defense up through their whole team and their defense.”

Q: What is the biggest thrill in your life to date?“Going to my first rave.”

Q: If you could play in any arena in the world, what would it be?“Honestly, I don’t care, as long as it doesn’t have the lights where you lose the ball when you look up.”

Q: Who is the toughest player (college) you have faced?“In club, I had to play against John Dunning’s daughter who I’ve played with a few times, and she is a pretty good player.”

Q: When you played volleyball as a kid, who did you pretend to be?“I pretended to be the girls on the varsity team at my school.”

Q: What is the best thing about the University of Miami?“The best thing about Miami is the weather.”

If you could be a superhero, you would be?“Definitely one of the X-men…probably Storm.”

Q: What is the best advice you have ever received?“Live the moment and do what makes you happy.”

Q: If you could invite three people to dinner in history, who would they be?
1. Cleopatra
2. Oliver Cromwell
3. Jim Morrison

Q: What is the one moment in history that you would like to have seen?“Woodstock.”

Q:What is something that people do not know about you?“I dance in my room for at least an hour a day by myself to house music.”

Q:If you could switch places with someone for one day, who would it be?“Angelina Jolie or the President of the United States of America.”

Q:Where do you see yourself ten years from now?”“Overseas somewhere working for the CIA.”

Q:If you could bring anything from your hometown to UM, what would it be?“The Rodeo.”

Q:What is one thing you would change about college volleyball?“The fact that you can hit the net on a serve.”

Q:What is your favorite website?

Q:What type of volleyball shoes do you prefer to play in?“Lately, I have been playing with New Balance shoes and I like them a lot.”