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What do the Freshmen say? Watch this video.

Posted by Falcons Fan on November 3, 2009

Freshmen discuss why they came to UW River Falls and what they did to prepare for the season on video.

View the Freshmen here.

Freshmen waiting to get in

Freshmen waiting to get in

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Get to Know Freshman Post #44 Tracie Gillund of the UW-River Falls Falcons Women’s Basketball Team

Posted by Falcons Fan on October 22, 2009

 
 

Tracie Gillund

Tracie Gillund

 

33 Questions with Tracie Gillund  of the UW-River Falls Falcons Women’s Basketball team

 1­Parent(s) name(s):David and Shari

2­Home town and School:  Ham Lake, MN and Blaine High School

3­Major/Minor:   Math Education

4­My Friends Call Me:   Tracie

5­Favorite College Class:   Math

6­Favorite Quote:   ” I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

7­What is your favorite spot on campus?   The university center

8­What makes you laugh?   My Friends

9­Advice I’d give a young athlete:   Never give up

10­In my free time I like to:  Listen to music, watch Disney movies

11­Pre­game Superstition:   Drink an orange Gatorade

12­One word that best describes me:  amazing

13­Nobody knows how much I love to:  Play with my rubix cube

14­If I weren’t playing basketball I would be:  Playing volleyball 

15­The best thing about attending UWRF is:  It’s the perfect distance from home and great campus

16­My dream job would be:   Math teacher and coach

17­If you could be on the cover of a magazine, it would be? Why? Sports illustrated because every other magazine would not fit me

18­My greatest sports moment was:   This last season when my coach didn’t believe in me and wouldn’t play me and then I proved him wrong and became the high scorer on our team and voted mvp.

19­What would you like to learn and achieve this sports season? I would like to learn how to be a better player. I would like to achieve long lasting friends.

20­Describe an ideal teammate:  Someone who doesn’t care who gets all the points, who is not selfish and just cares about getting the job done and winning the game. Someone who will put her teammates before her and is a hard worker in the games and at practice.

21­What is one word that describes you right now?  tired

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? Greek

24­If you had a theme song, what would it be?  Don’t stop believin’ – Journy

25­ What is your biggest pet peeve?  When people mean to combine you and are and the spell it like your

26­ If you were a traffic sign what would you be?  Yield

27­ If you could trade places with anyone, who would it be? My sister. She is super tall and good at everything

28­ If you could do anything just once, what would it be?  Sky dive

29If we made a movie of your life what would it be called and who would star in it?  The fabulous life of Tracie Gillund. Channing Tatum of course.

30­If you were to choose an animal you most resemble, what would it be?   a T-Rex

 31-Why did you decide to come to UWRF? The good teaching program and the fact that I could play multiple sports here 

32-What’s the best thing about UWRF in your experience so far?the people I have met 

33-How do you feel about your UWRF basketball teammates?  Coaches? They are cool and easy to get along with

  

Tracie for two

Tracie for two

Tracie laying it in

Tracie laying it in

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