Feb. 28, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. -Each week GoStanford.com will feature a Q&A with a different member of the 2013 Stanford softball team. This week get to know senior Tegan Schmidt.
How old were you when you first started playing softball? 6
If you could have one superpower what would it be? Teleportation, so that I could go anywhere at a moment’s notice.
Besides softball, do you have any unique talents? Ceramics and costume making.
If you could meet any celebrity who would it be? Billie Joe Armstrong. Green Day has been my favorite band since I was seven.
If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go? I would go to the Sistine Chapel to see the ceiling, then I would go to Milan to see The Last Supper before it degrades completely.
If you won the lottery what is the first thing you would buy? A 1957 Thunderbird
What is your proudest sports moment? Hitting the first home run in my entire life this fall.
If you could attend one professional sporting event what would it be? The Superbowl
Favorite candy? York Peppermint Patties
What is your favorite thing about being a Stanford student-athlete? The amazing community of people that I get to be a part of. Not just on my own team, but all of Stanford athletics in general. This, in combination with the caliber of academics that defines Stanford, is what makes Stanford such a challenging but rewarding place to be.
What is your dream job? Orthopedic Surgeon
Who is your role model? My Parents
What is one material thing you could not live without? My Rainbows (flip flops)
What song do you always get stuck in your head?
Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
What TV show would you want to be on/a part of? Supernatural
Favorite music/artist? Green Day
Favorite quote? “Well done is better than well said. “ -Benjamin Franklin
Who on the team does the best Coach Rittman impersonation? Sarah Hassman
Which of your teammates is the best dancer? Best: Tylyn, Craziest: Boo!!
This or That
Ice cream or frozen yogurt? Ice cream
Coke or Pepsi? Neither, I don’t like bubbles (carbonation)
Sunrise or sunset? Sunset
Dogs or cats? Both
Beach or mountains? Beach
Walk or bike? Walk
Books or movies? BOOKS!
Real mayo or Miracle Whip? Neither, Eww
Cheez-its or pretzels? Pretzels
Hot dog or hamburger? Hot dog
NorCal or SoCal? Nor Cal
Ski or snowboard? Never done either
Ryan Gosling or Channing Tatum? Channing Tatum
Grey’s Anatomy or House? House
Cardinal or White? Cardinal
Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Karaoke or dancing? Dancing
Shorts or pants? Pants
Pearls or diamonds? Diamonds
Sneakers or flip flops? Flip flops
Jennifer Aniston or Angelina Jolie? Angelina Jolie
Chocolate or vanilla? CHOCOLATE
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Phone call or Skype/Facetime? Skype