Getting to Know: Ali Cleinmark

Ali Cleinmark

Ali Cleinmark

July 1, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior softball player Ali Cleinmark.

NAME: Ali Cleinmark

HOMETOWN:
Normal, Ill.

MAJOR:
Kinesiology

DESCRIBE COACH DePOLO:
She is quiet, but she is one of those people that is always thinking.

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Yadier Molina

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
St. Louis Cardinals

BEST PART OF ARMY SOFTBALL:
Still having a family even though we are all away from home.

FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY ON:
University of Georgia

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING:
Boston

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
CLDT in the field here, going home to help my mom move to Florida and see family and friends for a month, and then shadowing a 2LT at FT Bliss with Attack Aviation for 3 weeks.

TO RELAX, I:
Listen to music or go on long runs

FAVORITE MEAL:
Pulled pork with mac and cheese

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
Disney World

MY IPOD HAS:
Mainly country and 90's Christian music

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
National Anthem

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
The people here are all amazing in their own way. Everyone has something special about them.

DESCRIBE ARMY SOFTBALL:
We are a family and we play like it. We will always be there for each other on and off the field.

ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2015 WILL BE:
Alee Rashenskas

ARMY'S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2015 WILL BE:
Caroline Smith

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2015:
Alex Gaff

WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Bernadette Cardon

WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Tyler McKinney

WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Savanna Aversa

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
Jewels Steurer

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
Illinois State because I grew up watching them and I was a bat girl for them when I was little.

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER:
112

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