Ryan Reid Q&A

March 24, 2004

What attracted you to the University of Iowa?
“The fellowship between the coaching staff and teammates.”

What has been your favorite road trip?
“The Wisconsin fall trip because it introduced me into collegiate tennis.”

Reid is one of two newcomers on the roster from the state of Kansas.

What has been your most memorable tennis moment?
“Winning four state championships in high school.”

Do you have any pre-match rituals or superstitions?
“I eat two bowls of raisin bran and a banana, I drink orange juice and listen to some techno.”

How would you describe yourself on the court? Off the court?
“I try to be the same both on and off. I have fun, compete and work hard at everything I do.”

What would you be doing if you were not playing tennis?
“I would be traveling and spending more time with my family and girlfriend.”

If you were stranded on a deserted island, which one of your teammates would you like to have with you and why?
“Jonny Hoak for multiple reasons!”

What movie have you watched the most of times and why?
“Rocky IV, what else needs to be said?”

What CD in your collection do you consider most embarrassing?
“Celine Dion. My girlfriend gave it to me but I still listen to it occasionally.”

Personal Information
Name: Ryan Reid
Age: 18
Birth date: May 10, 1985
Sibling (age): Erin (25)
Major: pre- business

Food: burritos
Restaurant: Chipotle
Song: any Guster song
Musical Artist: Boston
Movie: Pulp Fiction
TV Show: CSI
Athlete: Younes El Aynaoui