Freshman Whitney Hammond
Feb. 13, 2010
Transcribed by Brian Davis, Assistant Media Relations Director and Abigail Mallick
With Tennessee Lady Vol softball season now upon us, utladyvols.com is helping the fans get more acquainted with the 2010 squad by asking questions of the student-athletes and posting their answers. Check back each day for a new featured Lady Vol softball player! If you've missed your favorite player, be sure to visit the bottom of the UT softball page where previous player questions/answers are catalogued under the link entitled "Meet the 2010 Lady Vols."
I wear number # because? #23...It was my summer-ball number last year.
Favorite Food? Mexican food
Favorite TV Show? Family Guy and Lost
Favorite Knoxville-area restaurant? Nama Sushi Bar
Best movie you've seen recently? Avatar
Favorite Vacation Spot? Sanibel, FL
Favorite Childhood Memory? Baskin Robbins chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream on random days after school.
Favorite Hobbies Outside of Softball? Baking and finding new music
Favorite Athlete(s)? Serena Williams
Favorite U.S. Softball Player? India Chiles
Who do you feel has been the biggest influence in your life and why? My mom because she's given me so much love and support despite my vivacious attitude sometimes.
How would you describe your personality? I am driven, but mellow. I'm easily distracted and love to experience new things.
What is one thing you wish you were better at? Being patient--I am very anxious and eager; I forget to slow down and appreciate the little things in life.
What is one thing about yourself that most people don't know? I taught myself to do a front handspring. I can also moonwalk.
If you could have a superpower what would it be? Time travel
My favorite thing to collect is? Kings
Snack food that I can't live without? Chocolate chip cookies
Person you would most like to trade places with for a day? Whoever is dating Channing Tatum.
If you could have dinner with any three people (present or past) who would they be? Bob Marley, John Lennon, and Marilyn Monroe
One possession you would keep if you lost all but one? My baby blanket that I sleep with every night.
If there were a movie about your life, what would it be called? Try Anything Once
Who would portray you in a movie about your life? I would play myself because I've always wanted to act.
What would your dream job be? Taste-tester for a dessert shop.
List some random things about yourself Facebook-style:
1) My sister chose my middle name after the Little Mermaid (Ariel)
2) When I was little, I had a huge gap in between my upper and lower teeth.
3) I find four-leaf clovers ALL THE TIME.
4) I have a severe phobia of cotton balls.
5) I want to skydive.