Tribe 20 Questions with Monika Stanciauskas
Updated: Friday 08/22/2011 (ET)
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Q: Why did you choose the Tribe?

The Tribe has a great balance between athletics and academics.

Q: Describe a moment when you felt the most Tribe pride...

 It is hard to decide, but it is always exciting when we make a great comeback and win.

Q: Take us through your pre-game mental preparation routine:

Well when the team is together in the locker room, we typically get pumped up with music and dancing.

Q: What is your intended or declared major and why?

Neuroscience, I am extremely interested in learning about the brain and nervous system.

Q: Describe your dream job:

As of now I don't have anything specific in mind, but a job that could combine medicine, research, and travel would be awesome.

Q: If you could play another sport at W&M what would it be and why?

I honestly have no clue, but I always thought it would be fun to try tennis.

Q: Favorite team tradition/activity and why?

Locker room dancing, it is very amusing.

Q: Which teammate will have the most interesting job in 10 years and why?

I can't pick one teammate, but I'm confident that everyone will have a job that is interesting to them.

Q: What animal would best describe you and why?

A peregrine falcon because I would love to be able to do 200mph dives.  

Q: What is your favorite quote or phrase?

There are many interesting quotes, but this one works:

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.

--Douglas Adams

Q: What is your favorite type of food (i.e. Chinese, Mexican, etc.)?

Lithuanian food

Q: Favorite place you have visited or traveled to and why?

Lithuania, I have many relatives there and the country is gorgeous.

Q: Most addicting television show?

The Daily Show 

Q: How will you change the world (or even just one person's world)?

It is too early to tell how this will happen, but it will be something positive.   

Q: Tell us something about yourself that most people don't know...

I speak Lithuanian.  

Q: What's number one on your bucket list and why?

Skydiving, I always wanted to fall out of the sky.  

Q: What is your best non-athletic skill?

I tend to be decent at baking.   

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve and why?

When people are purposefully rude, it just isn't necessary. 

Q: What is something you are afraid of? 


Q: What is an obstacle you had to overcome in your life?


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