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Freshmen Reflect on First Dual Meet Experience

Freshmen Reflect on First Dual Meet Experience

Oct. 24, 2005

After competing in the first dual meet of their careers, some of the Tiger freshmen recently reflected on their experience as well as revealing some of their personality. Click to read about the rookies.

Toni Kroll

How was your first college dual meet experience? IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I had such a great time! I loved the energy and the support that I felt! (It was all about the pride)

Academic Major: NutritionFavorite psych songs: anything that puts me in a good mood! (which isn’t hard!)Top movie picks: Finding Nemo, Anchorman, Sweet November, The Notebook Last book that I have read for fun: Lance Armstrong: It’s Not About the Bike (best book ever!)Favorite Schilletter dining hall meal: Waffles, melted *Peanut butter* and Granola, peanut butter ice cream (low fat of coures!)

Five words to describe Clemson University? Spirited, FUN, the BEST, AMAZING, gorgeous!

Rachel Regone

How was your first college dual meet experience? It was incredible! I have not had a team that actually cared about and cheered for each other in a long time. It was really awesome how we all came together.

Academic Major: Pre-professional Health StudiesFavorite psych songs: Bon Jovi “Livin’ on a Prayer”… Pretty much anything unless the beat is slow.Top movie picks: Anchorman and any comedies as long as they aren’t “slap-stick” Last book that I have read for fun: Robinson CrusoeFavorite Schilletter dining hall meal: biscuits, sausage, lots of fruit, and a smoothie.

Five words to describe Clemson University? Fun, friendly, busy, exciting,and homey

Daniel Mengering

How was your first college dual meet experience? Amazing, I have never felt the kind of unity and support from any team like I did at the meet. The guys pushed me all the way and everyone cheered for everyone. It was an intense experience everyone should have a chance to be a part of.

Academic Major: Chemical EngineeringFavorite psych songs: Freur Frei-Rammstein, I Sand Alone-Godsmack, Colt 45-ShinedownTop movie picks: The Replacements, Last Samurai, and Shark Tale Last book that I have read for fun: Harry Potter and the Half Blood PrinceFavorite Schilletter dining hall meal: Burgers and fries…OHHHH YEAHHHHH

Five words to describe Clemson University? Caring, Relaxed, Exhilarating, Amazing, Friendly

Michelle Parkhurst

How was your first college dual meet experience? It was a lot of fun. I really liked the team atmosphere and all the cheering!

Academic Major: SociologyFavorite psych songs: ‘Put You on the Game’ ~The GameTop movie picks: Shawshank Redemption, Top Gun, Save the Last Dance Last book that I have read for fun: The Wedding ~Nicholas SparksFavorite Schilletter dining hall meal: melted peanut butter mixed with granola!! 🙂 yum!!!

Five words to describe Clemson University? Best place in the world!

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