October 10, 2013

Off The Field With Jess Dodakian

Here is a closer look at senior field hockey player Jess Dodakian (Shrewsbury, Mass.)

Nickname: Dodo

Favorite Musician: Luke Bryan

Favorite Book: The Kite Runner

Favorite Song: Whatever It Is by Zac Brown Band

Favorite Actor: Kerry Washington

Favorite Movie: Pride and Prejudice

Favorite TV Show: Homeland

Favorite Magazine: Vogue

Favorite Sport other than the one you play at Holy Cross: Baseball

Favorite Sports Figure: Carly Grimaudo

Favorite Spot on Campus: Cool Beans 2

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Economics of Peace, Conflict and Defense

Before I Came to Holy Cross, I'd Never Heard of: Chai Lattes

Pre-Game Routine: Mentally focus

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Sleep

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Jolly Ranchers

Title of My Autobiography: A Life through Pink Eyes

Craziest Ambition: Being fluent in more than three languages

Dream Job: CEO of an international company

Favorite Web Site: Pandora

Person I Admire Most: My grandmother

Most Influential Person in My Life: My parents

Best Word to Describe Me: Perfectionist

Thing I am Most Thankful for: The unconditional support I have from my family!

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: Princess Diana

Advice to Young Athletes: You can achieve any goal you have through a determined work ethic and positive attitude.

Why I Chose Holy Cross: I chose Holy Cross because I knew that I would have a rewarding academic experience at a top liberal arts college while also continuing to challenge myself as a balanced student-athlete.