Summer Spotlight: Aimee Huffman

June 1, 2010

IOWA CITY, IA – University of Iowa volleyball fans can get personal with their favorite Hawkeyes by checking out’s Summer Spotlight. The 2010 Hawkeyes understand the excitement that accompanies summer vacation – long days, trips to the pool, spending countless hours with friends – so they’re using the official website of the Iowa Hawkeyes to connect with their fans and share a little bit about themselves. Today’s Summer Spotlight is Aimee Huffman, a senior marketing major from Ploth, TX.

What was your favorite memory from the 2009 season?
“Breaking Penn State’s winning streak.”

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
“I am interning in London this summer for a music/entertainment PR agency!”

Why did you choose the University of Iowa and Iowa Volleyball?
“I love the campus and everything about Iowa City.”

Favorite Iowa volleyball player (past or present) to watch and why?
Katie Kennedy because her tuck jumps are amazing!”

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
“Maui or somewhere with beautiful beaches.”

Favorite thing about Iowa Volleyball team?
“The amazing life-long friendships I have made.”

What super power would you most like to have? Why?
“I would be able to become invisible and travel to places I could never normally go, like the White House.”

If you could play another sport in college what would it be and why?
“Diving, because I can’t! And I think it would be really exciting.”

Most played song (& by whom) on your iPod?
“Dreams – Cranberries.”

What is the best characteristic about you?
“My laid-back and caring personality.”

What is something you can’t live without? Why?
“My family and friends because they keep me sane and smiling!”

Future plans after graduating from the University of Iowa?
“Travel abroad and see where it takes me!”

Finish the sentence…
I play best when… the team is having fun and energized.

The best thing about volleyball is… being able to forget about everything else on your mind but the game.

I hope to be remembered in life for… being a compassionate and fun-loving person.

On day I will… be a millionaire!