33 Questions with Melissa Carmody of the UW-River Falls Falcons Women’s Basketball team
1Parent(s) name(s):John and Lisa Carmody
2Home town and School: Barneveld High School Barneveld WI
3Major/Minor: undecided…I will have a minor in coaching though.
4My Friends Call Me: Mello, Carmello, Smell
5Favorite College Class: English
6Favorite Quote: It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get backup-Vince Lombardi
7What is your favorite spot on campus? Nikki and Morgan’s hotel room
8What makes you laugh? When my grandpa leaves voicemails on my phone.
9Advice I’d give a young athlete: Don’t be afraid of hard work
10In my free time I like to: Watch movies, go shopping, annoy my parents…facebook stalk….the usual
11Pregame Superstition: I have to wear the same bra for every game until the team loses then I switch (I always wash it) Have to eat the same food, hair has to be the same way
12One word that best describes me: dedicated
13Nobody knows how much I love to: go shopping
14If I weren’t playing basketball I would be: fat? Haha probably playing on an intramural team
15The best thing about attending UWRF is: Jimmy Johns? Just kidding. The small classes.
16My dream job would be: It would be cool to be a physical therapist for a professional sports team, hopefully a basketball or football team and not tennis or something.
17If you could be on the cover of a magazine, it would be? Why? Guiness World Records for my ridiculously large collection of body sprays
18My greatest sports moment was: Playing at state my sophomore year or the Field House in Madison my junior year.
19What would you like to learn and achieve this sports season? I would just like to improve the way I play and be able to step up to level the team and coaches need me to.
20Describe an ideal teammate: I would say the ideal teammate would be honest. If I weren’t doing things the way I was supposed to be I would expect them to let me know without being degrading and someone who I could look to for help anytime I needed it.
21What is one word that describes you right now? hungry
22What is one word you hope to use to describe yourself in ten years? Happy
23What’s one television show that you can’t miss each week? Friends
24If you had a theme song, what would it be? Until the End-Breaking Benjamin
25 What is your biggest pet peeve? Bad hygiene
26 If you were a traffic sign what would you be? Slow
27 If you could trade places with anyone, who would it be? My high school basketball coach because he has had a very successful career.
28 If you could do anything just once, what would it be? Go surfing
29If we made a movie of your life what would it be called and who would star in it?
30If you were to choose an animal you most resemble, what would it be? A jaguar
31-Why did you decide to come to UWRF?Seemed like a lot of fun…the coaches/players were really nice
32-What’s the best thing about UWRF in your experience so far?Chuck Gregorich buying me lunch.
33-How do you feel about your UWRF basketball teammates? Coaches? I get along with my teammates pretty well. The upperclassmen are helpful without being rude which makes adjusting to a new team much easier. The coaches are friendly and easy to get along with…but the season hasn’t started yet. Haha
Melissa just having fun
Mel scoring again