Out Of The Water With Annie O'Shea

Annie O'Shea

Here is a closer look at senior swimming captain Annie O'Shea from Washington, D.C.

Nickname: Waffle, Brannie, Lambie

Favorite Musician: ABBA

Favorite Book: Facebook

Favorite Song: Club Can't Handle Me Right Now

Favorite Actor: Matt Damon

Favorite Movie: Little Giants

Favorite TV Show: Hardball with Chris Mathews

Favorite Magazine: The Economist

Favorite Sport other than the one you play at HC: Cross-Country Running

Favorite Sports Figure: Mike Daly

Favorite Spot on Campus: The Jesus hand in front of the Library

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Worcester and Its People

Before I Came to Holy Cross, I'd Never Heard of: New Jersey

Pre-Game Routine: Clap my hands four times, and slap my back

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Playing Would You Rather

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Pirates

Title of My Autobiography: Don't Worry Annie, You're Funny

Craziest Ambition: Being adopted by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

Dream Job: Running a chain of fat camps called "Annie's Fatties"

Favorite Web Site: www.goholycross.com… duh

Person I Admire Most: My Dad

Most Influential Person in My Life: My Mom

Best Word to Describe Me: Competitive

Thing I am Most Thankful for: Microwaves and Dual Citizenships

Favorite Quote: "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." – Patrick Swayze

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: A roundtable discussion with Julius Caesar, Napoleon, Attila the Hun and Jane Austen.

Most Famous Person I've Met: Wayne Gretzky

Advice to Young Athletes: When you go to practice make it count! Work your hardest and don't let up!

Why I Chose Holy Cross: The balance between great academics and sports. Also, Holy Cross appealed to me because I would be able to make an impact on the swim team. Not to mention, purple has always been one of my favorite colors.