40 Questions with Stephanie Walek
1Parent(s) name(s): Gary and Mary Walek
2Home town and School: Independence, Independence High
4My Friends Call Me: Steph
5Favorite College Class: Chemistry
6Favorite Quote: Good, better, best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best. –Tim Duncan
7What is your favorite spot on campus?: The University Center
8What makes you laugh? When people make fools of themselves.
9Advice I’d give a young athlete: Have a good work ethic and always do your best.
10In my free time I like to: Draw, do anything active outside, go fishing
11Pregame Superstition: wearing the same sports bra for every game, washed of course.
12One word that best describes me: Versatile
13Nobody knows how much I love to: Go fishing!
14If I weren’t playing basketball I would be: Running track and field
15The best thing about attending UWRF (school or/and city) is: the campus
16My dream job would be: researching and finding medical breakthroughs.
17If you could be on the cover of a magazine, it would be? Why? Fitness because I really like that magazine and it would mean that I am a good role model and motivator for others.
18My greatest sports moment was: My junior year of high school when I got fifth place pole vaulting at state and got on the podium. It was also a huge accomplishment that my track team placed third at state with four people.
19What would you like to learn and achieve this sports season? I would like to learn to play with people other than the ones I have been playing with all my life thus far. I hope to make new friendships and work my hardest to become the best player I can be.
20Describe an ideal teammate: Someone who is willing to push my limits, respects who I am, and admires the effort I put forth on the court.
21-My secret addiction is…pickles…I love them!
22What is one word you hope to use to describe yourself in ten years? Successful
23What’s one television show that you can’t miss each week? I don’t normally watch much t.v. but I do like the show Jeopardy.
24-Before each game, I…try and have some quiet time by myself to prepare mentally for what I need to accomplish in the game.
25 What is your biggest pet peeve? When people do not pass the basketball and try to make a one man team.
26 If you could trade places with anyone, who would it be? Why? Alexander Fleming who is the founder of penicillin. It would be awesome to be credited with finding a drug that has helped and saved the lives of so many people.
27 If you could do anything just once, what would it be? Skydive
28If we made a movie of your life what would it be called and who would star in it? It would be called “The Life Story of a Small Town Girl with Big Dreams” and I would be the main star, obviously. Otherwise my family, the McConnell family, and my friends would be in it.
29-Why did you decide to come to UWRF? To get a good education and of course to play basketball.
30-What’s the best thing about UWRF in your experience so far? Meeting a lot of really fun and different people.
31-Hobbies…sports, spending time with my family and close friends, drawing, any outdoors activity, and fishing.
32- The reason I picked my jersey number is that… I like the number and it is close to my high school number which was 22.
33-Favorite ice cream…mint chocolate chip
34-Most exciting thing you did this summer…went camping for a week with a family that I am really close with.
35-What do you look forward to most this season…the challenge of playing at the collegiate level and also playing with more experienced players.
36-What are you looking forward to most this school year…meeting new people and teachers and making bonds with them.
37-What other sports did you play in High School…volleyball and track and field
38-Favorite food…grilled cheese
39-Favorite movie…love and basketball
40-If you could bring something from your hometown what would it be…the ridge/country roads that I run on by my house and also my dog.