February 6, 2012

Out Of The Water With Emily D'Angelo

Here is a closer look at senior swimmer Emily D'Angelo from West Caldwell, N.J.

Name: Emily D'Angelo

Nickname: Emz, Emdang

Favorite Musician: Beyonce

Favorite Book: The Hunger Games

Favorite Song: Anything country

Favorite Actor: Ryan Gosling

Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite TV Show: Law & Order: SVU

Favorite Magazine: People

Favorite Sport other than the one you play at HC: Baseball

Favorite Sports Figure: Curtis Granderson

Favorite Spot on Campus: The 9/11 memorial courtyard

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Science, Ethics, and the Holocaust with Professor Bitran

Before I Came to Holy Cross, I'd Never Heard of: A bubbler

Pre-Game Routine: Make sure I have on my favorite sneakers, stretch and dance behind the blocks before my race.

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Watch Forgetting Sarah Marshall with Barry Parenteau

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Lifetime movies and banana ice cream

Title of My Autobiography: Life Underwater

Craziest Ambition: Open a surf school in Maui with Lauren Leary and Madison Walsh

Dream Job: Forensic Scientist

Favorite Web Site: www.twitter.com

Person I Admire Most: My parents

Most Influential Person in My Life: Lauren Leary

Best Word to Describe Me: Jersey

Thing I am Most Thankful for: My family and friends

Favorite Quote: "It is not length of life, but depth of life" – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most Famous Person I've Met: John Stamos

Advice to Young Athletes: When something doesn't go the way you planned, don't give up if you love the sport. Keep working hard and everything will work out in the end.

Why I Chose Holy Cross: It was the perfect combination of academics and athletics for me.