Getting to Know: Kristen Smeland

Kristen Smeland


Kristen Smeland

June 26, 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 volleyball player Kristen Smeland.

NAME: Kristen Smeland

HOMETOWN:
Louisville, Ky.

MAJOR:
Mechanical Engineering

DESCRIBE COACH KOVACI:
Dedicated & Passionate

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
Other than the Black Knights I love the MSU Spartans

BEST PART OF ARMY VOLLEYBALL:
The Team

FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN:
No favorites, any court

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING:
Colgate

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
CLDT, Attending my sister’s wedding, CTLT, PIAD

TO RELAX, I:
Go outside! I love to hike, rock climb, and be by the water.

FAVORITE MEAL:
Salmon & Broccoli

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
California/Arizona

MY IPOD HAS: Everything: Sinatra, Third Eye Blind, Drake… not picky!

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
Hanging out in the locker room before warm up.

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
Opportunity and the many Officers/Instructors that act as great role models

DESCRIBE ARMY VOLLEYBALL:
Hardworking, Relentless, Selfless, and Passionate

ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
Everyone on the team is a threat!

ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE:
Everyone on the team is a threat!

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014:
The new AVB team will surprise people in 2014!

WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Janaya Simmons

WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Deanna Dalton

WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Olivia Fairfield

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
Vanessa Edwards

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
MSU, I love the Spartans!

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER:
5? Not a social media fanatic!

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