Ten Questions With Zoraa Quoie

Feb. 13, 2007

When did you first learn to play guitar and why did you want to learn how to play?
“I started playing the end of my junior year of high school. I thought that it would be fun thing to learn how to do.”

You like to cook. What’s your favorite dish to make?
“There’s nothing better than Fried Chicken.”

What is something few people know about you?
“I think that a lot of people don’t know that soccer is my first love and that it still is my favorite sport to play and watch.”

What is your favorite sitcom rerun to watch and why?
“That’s a very hard question because I love watching reruns, but if I could only pick one I think that it would definitely have to be the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Growing up I don’t think that I ever missed an episode.”

What technological advancement do you not have, but would love to get as a present?
“TIVO. I really want one because with so many conflicts, having TIVO would ensure never missing my favorite TV shows.”

How frustrating and difficult has it been recovering from a second ACL injury?
“Tearing my ACL the first time was difficult but I came back from it with very few problems. Tearing my ACL the second time was the hardest and most frustrating time in my life. After an injury like that happens every time you fall or tweak something in that area that’s automatically the first thing that you think about. It took me a really long time to get use to playing the second time and not worrying about my knee.”

What is your biggest pet peeve?
“The only one that I can think of that really bothers me is dried toothpaste on the mirror or in the sink.”

Do you have any phobias, if so which one(s)?
“I am very afraid of heights. The only time that it really bothers me is being in tall buildings and looking down, so I tend to stay away from windows in buildings.”

Do you have any impulse buys when you are at the store? If so, what are they?
“All of my teammates can agree with me when I say that my impulse buys are definitely hats. I don’t know what it is but when I see a hat that I like I just have to buy it.”

If you could “star” in any reality show, which one would it be and why?
“I think that it would have to be Real World/Road Rules Challenge. I think that I would have so much fun and that I could definitely be a contender on the show.”