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.