May 23, 2006
Women's Track & Field
New Albany, Ind.
(New Albany HS)
Post-college ambition: To live happily ever after!
Person with the greatest influence on her athletic career: Arthur Turland (husband and U of L teammate)
Biggest thrill in sports: Watching Arthur win the hammer title at the 2006 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Athlete you most admire: Lance Armstrong
What impresses you most about your coach: The style he has in his coaching techniques. He's subtle, yet effective.
Hobbies and outside interests: Arthur and horses
Favorite movie: The Cutting Edge
Favorite musical artist: Brad Paisley
Favorite food: Superman Ice Cream
Favorite book: The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
Favorite funny movie quotes: "Gosh" "Idiot!" - Napoleon Dynamite
Favorite professional team: New York Athletic Club
A "stupid human trick" she can do: I don't know...I can't even make that noise with my armpit. What a bummer!
Person she'd most like to meet: Lance Armstrong
Words that best describe her are: Eeyore - "People call me Eeyore because I walk kind of slow."
Best advice she's gotten about sports: "Kick somebody's butt."
What people should know about her but probably don't: She ate dirt for money, but only a little bit.
If they filmed a movie of her life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Demi Moore - "Team Turland"
If she could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional): Arthur, her parents and they person who invented ice cream
Why she chose U of L: It was close to home and she had a scholarship.
Best part of being an athlete: The thrill of competition
If she won the lottery, she'd use the money for: A big horse barn and an indoor throwing facility.
The strangest thing that's ever happened to her while she was competing: Diving out of the throwing circle during the conference championships her sophomore year.