Erin Cook Q&A

Oct. 9, 2003

When did you start playing volleyball?
“I’ve been playing since sixth grade.”

What is your favorite volleyball-related memory?
“When my high school team placed fifth at nationals my senior year.”

What is your most embarrassing moment on the court?
“One time I ran into the hitter in front of me and knocked her to the ground.”

What would you be doing if you weren’t playing college volleyball?
“I’d probably have a job somewhere.”

Cook played club volleyball for Sports Performance, the same club that junior Pam Kavadas played for.

While on the road, how do you like to spend your spare time?
“I usually do homework and study.”

What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?
“Do things for yourself and don’t let others get to you.”

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
“I wish I was less forgetful sometimes.”

If you could be a star in any sport, other than volleyball, what would it be and why?
“Soccer because most of my friends went off to play soccer and then I could have gone with them.”

If you could trade places for a day with anyone, who would it be and why?
“A hitter, because I really miss hitting.”

What is something that you can’t imagine your life without?
“I can’t imagine living without my friends.”

What is your biggest pet peeve?
“I hate disrespect.”

What do you do to unwind after a match?
“I usually call my friends and talk about the match with them.”

What CD, tape or movie in your collection would you consider to be the most embarrassing?
“I have N’Sync’s first CD.”.

What movie have you watched the most amount of times and why?
“Dazed and Confused because I think it is amazing that a movie with no plot can become a cult classic.”

The Cook File
Full Name: Erin Elizabeth Cook
Nickname: Cook
Major: psychology
Parents’ Names: Jean and Greg
Birth Date: March 14, 1985
Sibling(Age): Andrea( 21)

Food: anything Mexican
Restaurant: Panera
Song: Elias by Dispatch
Musical Artist: Dispatch or Phish
TV Show: Sex in the City
City: Boulder, CO
Class: Psychology
Thing About Being a Hawkeye: Being a part of something that not many people can