July 16, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is Alyssa Gestl, a junior on the rifle team.
NAME: Alyssa Gestl
HOMETOWN: Palmyra, Pa.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: My teammates
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Penn State Football
BEST PART OF ARMY RIFLE: My favorite part about Army Rifle is my teammates.
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: TCU
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CLDT Supply NCO, month at home, Internship at Mercedes-USA
TO RELAX, I: Go for a drive, spend time with my dog, watch TV
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: In the woods or on a beach somewhere.
MY IPOD HAS: Basically all country
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: the family and support of Army Rifle
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: The people
DESCRIBE ARMY RIFLE: Army Rifle is a family, we all look out for each other and we spend time together and I do not know what I would do if I did not have them in my life, I am very thankful!
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Marvin Lewis
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Richard Calvin
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Air Force, when we compete against them it is not a head to head so even when we win we do not receive a star for it.
2014 Getting to Know Archive