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Mar 07 Getting to Know Morgan Beck: 20 Plus Questions

Feb. 02, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)

Bill Kauffman
Manager, Media Relations and Publications
Phone: 719-228-6800
E-Mail: bill.kauffman@usav.org

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2008) - Morgan Beck (Coto De Caza, Calif.), an opposite on the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Training Team, has provided the following responses to questions posed to her as part of a "Getting to Know" feature.

What are the top songs in your iPod?
Dota by Basshunter; Little Black Sandals by Sia; Colbie Calliat; Taylor Swift

Name three things that most people do not know about you.
I love to travel; I hate not being tan; I don’t like the snow.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play on my computer! Facebook. Spend every second possible at the beach. However in C. Springs I am usually limited to my computer :)

Other than family, who would you like to invite to complete a dinner foursome (individuals can be dead or alive)?
Kari Pestolesi, Matt Proper, and CJ Macias

Who was your club coach prior to going to college?
George Carey

Where would you like to spend a week’s vacation?
Italy or somewhere tropical and warm.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Orange County…the most amazing place in the world!

Morgan Beck. Photo copyrighted by USA Volleyball

What is your favorite room in your house and why?
Kitchen! It has all the food. Plus it has a big sofa in the room right next to it with a fireplace and a television!

What is the one luxury item that you could not do without?
Cell phone, car, or my computer

What luxury item do you wish you could invent?
A calorie counter for every bite of food you ate or a transporter like in Star Trek

What is your favorite television program?
FOOTBALL!!!!!

What is your favorite movie?
Juno

Are you a morning person, afternoon person or night person?
All of the above…I’m not a big sleeper. I’m up early and awake late.

On an airplane, would you rather, sleep, read, work on a computer or talk with the person sitting next to you?
Anything to make the time pass. I do not enjoy flying.

What is the best thing about competing on the USA Women’s National Team?
The girls and the competition.

What is your favorite volleyball drill?
TENNIS!!!

What is your favorite food?
Breakfast burritos from Nick’s in seal beach, but I LOVE FOOD in general.

What is your favorite restaurant to eat at?
TK Burger, Nick’s, Ichi Berries, Pedros

What is your hometown best known for?
The TV show “The Real Housewives of Orange County”

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing that you would buy or pay for?
A house on the beach.

If you could have one super power, what would it be?
To fly!

What is your favorite holiday?
Christmas, 4th of July, and My birthday!

What is your favorite season – winter, spring, summer or fall?
SUMMER!!!

What are your most prized possessions?
My friends! Life probably would be horrible without them. And of course my cell phone.

What is your pet peeve?
I hate it when people tickle me. Also when you are in the middle of a texting conversation and the person disappears!! HATE THAT

What communication tool do you use most often – text messaging, talking on the cell phone or e-mail?
Facebook and text messaging…..I send about 10,000 text messages a month

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