Q&A with Julia Hansen
Nov. 21, 2007
This week on "Off the Court with the Falcons", Air Force fans get the chance to meet freshman Julia
GETTING TO KNOW YOU ... Julia Hansen
How did you get started in volleyball?
-- My dad played and so I decided that I wanted to try it, and really liked it.
Who are the biggest influences in your life and why?
-- My parents, because I have spent the most time with them, and I have learned many life lessons from them.
How do you balance your athletics, academics and military duties?
-- Time management and no social life.
What is your favorite place on the Academy grounds and why?
-- The locker room because there is a sense of security there.
Do you have any game-day rituals?
-- Listen to music.
What is your advice for young volleyball players?
-- To never think they are not good enough.
What are some disadvantages of being tall/short?
-- Disadvantages of being tall is having to stay low on defense.
What were your first thoughts of the Academy?
-- It was a unique place.
Who are your biggest fans?
-- My parents.
What is the best thing about getting a really good block?
-- The fact that you won that point.
Do you prefer a great kill or a big block?
-- Great kill.
What is the best thing about getting a really good dig?
-- Knowing that you are backing up your teammates.