Meet Kara Pollinger
Pollinger hopes to receive Navy aviation for her service assignment
Nov. 5, 2012
My First Memory of Basketball: Bringing my miniature basketball to school every day in first grade and playing every single day during recess.
Best Player I Ever Faced: Alyssa Thomas.
Favorite Sports Movie: Love & Basketball.
Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Tennessee vs. WVU - Women's Basketball 2008.
Favorite Pro Athlete: Steve Nash.
One Word to Describe My Game: Creative.
Sweetest Victory as an Athlete?: Patriot League Champions.
Teammate Most Likely to Be in the Navy for 20 Years: Jade, Semper Fidelis.
Favorite Class at Navy: Intro to Mechanical Engineering.
Something You Can't Understand About USNA Unless You are a Student: How bad it is to march in fancy uniforms holding rifles; the word parade has been changed forever.
Best Part About Living in Annapolis: Ice cream shops galore and such a beautiful city on the water.
How I Unwind at USNA: Naptime.
Your Proudest Moment as a Midshipman: Becoming captain of the basketball team.
Interests / Hobbies: Sports, fishing, eating chocolate, and trying new things.
Favorite Website: youtube.com.
Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: Rolling Stone.
Most Famous Person I Ever Met: Candace Parker.
Place I'd Like to Visit: Rome.
My Dream Job is: Navy Pilot.
I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed: Wilt Chamberlain score 100 points in a single game.
Best Book I Have Ever Read: The Five People You Meet In Heaven.
Best Concert I Ever Attended: Blake Shelton and Brad Paisley.
My Hometown is Famous For: So many things it's hard to pick. The whopping 0.9 square miles of Fort Gay, W.Va., has essentially made America what it is today.
Favorite Meal: Momma's chicken and dumplings and macaroni salad.
Favorite TV Character: Sheldon from Big Bang Theory, he reminds me of my nerdy family.
Three Songs You Know Every Word to: Ice Cream Paint Job - Lil Wayne, It's Your Love - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, and Thinking About You - Frank Ocean.
Most Challenging Thing About Parenting You: Enthusiasm every second of every day.
Siblings' Names: Jennifer Jude and Candace Meddings.
Favorite Family Tradition: Game nights, consisting of multiple board games and delicious snacks until about 3 am.
A Non-physical Trait You Proudly Inherited From Your Mom or Dad: Good sense of humor from my dad.
Superpower I Would Like to Have: The ability to be in two places at once.
When I Want to Look Sassy, I Wear My: American flag shades.
Movie That Makes Me Emotional: Armageddon.
Holiday You Would Like to See Created: One specifically to honor desserts. It would be called "Yum Day."
Favorite Celebrity: Katy Perry because I like the message she stands for, not to mention her music is awesome.
Happiest Childhood Memory: Christmas time at my grandparent's house with extended family because it was always loud and filled with lots of hugs.