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Meet the Mid: Women's Basketball Player Kara Pollinger

Kara Pollinger

Oct. 31, 2013

Nickname: Stitch

Most played song on my IPod: Thinking About You - Frank Ocean

My favorite snack food: Oreos and Milk

One thing I can't live without: Sunscreen

If I could bring one thing from my hometown to Annapolis, it would be: My family

First choice for a karaoke song: Any Man of Mine - Shania Twain

Favorite quote: "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

Most people don't know this about me, but: I'm secretly a rapper

In high school, I was known for: Both of my parents and my sister teaching at my high school

Three musicians who would perform at my dream concert: Drake, Frank Ocean, and Kenny Chesney

Person I would love to trade places with for one day: Michael Jordan

Coolest place I have ever visited: Hawaii

My hidden talent is: I can crack almost every bone in my body

Sport I would most want to play in college other than basketball: Softball

Word that best describes a Navy Women's Basketball player: Resilient

Favorite basketball player: Steve Nash

The best part of practice is: All the drills where we are divided up by class

Toughest player on the team: Alix Membreno

Best dancer on the team: Chelsea Terry

Funniest player on the team: Chloe Stapleton



Most competitive player on the team: Jade Geif

Player on the team most likely to have a breakout season this year: Peri Curtis

Teammate most likely to coach basketball at some level: Rebecca Richmond

Teammate most likely to tie the knot first: Audrey Bauer

Teammate who posts the most selfies on social media: Audrey Bauer

Most challenging thing about being a student at Navy: Limited time spent at home

Ten years from now, I will be...: flying planes Favorite Naval Academy tradition: Plebe Summer

Most memorable moment at Navy: Winning three Patriot League championships

I chose to attend the USNA because: I wanted to major in engineering, play basketball, and have the opportunity to serve my country

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