September 25, 2013

Off The Court With Dana Weston

Here is a closer look at junior volleyball player Dana Weston (Canton, Mass.).

Nickname: D, Beast (only to Coach)

Favorite Musician: U2

Favorite Song: Look At Me Now by Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes

Favorite Actor: James Earl Jones     

Favorite Movie: Tie between Field of Dreams and Remember the Titans   

Favorite TV Show: Graceland

Favorite Magazine: Sports Illustrated

Favorite Sports other than volleyball: Football and Baseball

Favorite Sports Figure: Jacoby Ellsbury

Favorite Spots on Campus: Kimball, the field house and the varsity weight room (I love food and I love volleyball)

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Race and Ethnic Relations

Pre-Game Routine: Blast pump up music in my Beats

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Sleep and watch movies with my crazy teammates

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Elephants

Title of My Autobiography: "I will show you how great I am" – the Dana Weston story

Favorite Web Site: pinterest.com

People I Admire Most: My mom, dad, and younger sister

Most Influential Person in My Life: My Daddy

Best Word to Describe Me: Confident

Thing I am Most Thankful for: My family and the opportunity I have to attend Holy Cross

Advice to Young Athletes: Never, never, never give up! Set your goals and do not let anyone or anything stop you. Hard work will pay off in the end.

Why I Chose Holy Cross: I chose Holy Cross because I absolutely fell in love with the school on my first visit here. The academics at this institution are incredible and HC feels like home to me. The opportunity to play Division I volleyball was also a big deal for me. I could not imagine myself at any other school but Holy Cross.