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Student-Athlete of the Week: Elisa Garcia

Elisa Garcia was selected as the Student-Athlete of the Week.

Elisa Garcia was selected as the Student-Athlete of the Week.

July 7, 2014

Name: Elisa Garcia

Sport: Field Hockey

Person with greatest influence on athletic career: Felipe and Josefina - my siblings

What impresses you most about your coaches: How passionate they are

What has been your biggest athletic obstacle to overcome: Learning how to prioritize

Hobbies and outside interests: Going to the movies and spending time with friends

Pre-competition superstition: Listen to music (reggaeton)

Favorite professional team: Chile's National Soccer Team

Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo

Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy

Favorite music artist: The Script

Favorite food: Empanadas

Favorite class: Anything dealing with math

Favorite book: Les Miserables

Favorite professors: Lynn Usher and Lauren Dimmer

Favorite iPhone/Android app: Candy Crush

A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: Blow bubbles

Person you would most like to meet: Russell Crowe

Words that best describe you: Friendly and responsible

Best advice you have gotten about sports: Perseveration is the key to success

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical, or fictional) who would it be: My grandmother (passed away), Russell Crowe, and Fernando Gonzalez

Why you chose UofL: Because of the cozy environment, the facilities and most important, because everyone is very humble

Best part about being an athlete: You are part of a community and a family (my team and staff)

The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: When I made the 2010 Pan-American Team

What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Scotland

What is your favorite season: Spring because it gets warm but not too hot, also because of the beautiful flowers and their smell.



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