Student-Athlete Profile - Aja Sherman, Softball
June 8, 2004
|#15 Aja Sherman
5-6 * Junior * 1B/RHP
Las Vegas, Nev. (Durango)
Post college ambition: Photography
Person with greatest influence on my athletic career: brother
Biggest thrill in sports: while sitting in a board room with the team and waiting to see if our team would be going to regionals and then we made it and went to UCLA.
Athlete you most admire: Brother
Pre-game superstition: Never step between the lines before warmups!
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite TV Shows: Will and Grace
Favorite Foods: Ice cream, Italian food
Favorite Class: Photography
Favorite Book: Rivers End
Favorite Movie Quote: "Its the hard that makes it great" from League of Their Own
My "Stupid Human Trick": I can make one eye cross and one eye straight at the same time
People I would most like to meet: My grandparents
Three words that describe me: Perfectionist, dedicated, organized
Best advice I have gotten about sports: There are always two things you can control, your effort and your attitude
If they made a movie of my life it would be called ... "Death Stare" and star Cameron Diaz
If I could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional) it would be: Russell Crowe, Mel Gibson and Tom Hanks
I chose U of L because ... of the amazing support for women's athletics and facilities
The best part about being an athlete is ... competing
What people should know about me but probably don't: I must have a lucky slider
The moment I realized I was good at my sport was ... my second year of playing when I was chosen for the All-Stars
If I won the lottery, I would use the money to ... buy a new house for my parents and pay off all their debt and get them a new car.
The strangest thing that ever happened to me while I was competing was ... when my stirrup got stuck on the first base fence while going after a foul ball.