June 26, 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 senior volleyball player Kristen Smeland.
NAME: Kristen Smeland
HOMETOWN: Louisville, Ky.
MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering
DESCRIBE COACH KOVACI: Dedicated & Passionate
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Other than the Black Knights I love the MSU Spartans
BEST PART OF ARMY VOLLEYBALL: The Team
FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN: No favorites, any court
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Colgate
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CLDT, Attending my sister’s wedding, CTLT, PIAD
TO RELAX, I: Go outside! I love to hike, rock climb, and be by the water.
FAVORITE MEAL: Salmon & Broccoli
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: California/Arizona
MY IPOD HAS: Everything: Sinatra, Third Eye Blind, Drake… not picky!
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: Hanging out in the locker room before warm up.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: Opportunity and the many Officers/Instructors that act as great role models
DESCRIBE ARMY VOLLEYBALL: Hardworking, Relentless, Selfless, and Passionate
ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Everyone on the team is a threat!
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Everyone on the team is a threat!
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014: The new AVB team will surprise people in 2014!
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Janaya Simmons
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Deanna Dalton
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Olivia Fairfield
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Vanessa Edwards
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: MSU, I love the Spartans!
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 5? Not a social media fanatic!
2014 Getting to Know Archive