Get to know… Alison Pierce

Monique Muñiz

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Date of birth: Dec 3, 1987
Place of birth: Roseville, Calif.
Height: 5’5
Class: Senior
Stats: Goals-36, Steals-1, and Assist-11

Position: Utility
Major: Liberal studies

FAVORITES
Food: “Anything homemade from my mom.”
Music: Country and Hip-Hop
Movie: “Anything with Johnny Depp.”
Song: “‘I’m Just a Girl’ by No Doubt.”
Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
Book:  “Are you there, Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea” by
Chelsea Handler

Life

Greatest Difficulty: “Learning the right times to express my opinion.”
Greatest goal accomplished: “Playing for a Division-I team ranked top-10 in the nation in water polo.”
Hobbies: “Sleep, watch TV, being with my family and I like to go to the beach.”
Most Embarrassing Moment: None

Water Polo

Best part of my game: “My ability to play all positions in the water, except goalie.”
Part of my game that needs improvement: “My speed.”
Best player I’ve played against so far: Gubba Sheehy
Player I pattern my game after: none
Pre-game rituals: “I have to listen to music and I have  to get in the water at the same time as my teammate Heidi Pettinger.”
Superstations: “I have to score during warm-ups.”

Goals
Team:  “For us to win the Big West (regular season) championship and Big West tournament championship.”
Individual: “To do what it takes to help my team accomplish our goal.”

And
My first sport: Swimming
Other sports I played while growing up:  Soccer, softball, volleyball, and basketball.
When I started playing water polo: “Freshman in high school.”
What I do to stay in shape during the offseason: “I play and coach club water polo.”
Person I would like to meet: Chelsea Handler