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Getting to Know Juliann Faucette

Jan. 29, 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. (Jan. 29, 2008) - Juliann Faucette (San Diego, Calif.), an outside hitter 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?
Alisha Keys “As I Am” Album, Sky is the Limit (Lil Wayne) & For Real (Amel Larrieux)

Name three things that most people do not know about you.
I’ve been in plays and musicals, I was in Choir for seven years, and I used to be a dancer!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Read and sing/listen to music.

What do you envision doing as a career after competing for the national team?
Playing overseas, or becoming an American Idol star! Or becoming a news caster

Other than family, who would you like to invite to complete a dinner foursome (individuals can be dead or alive)?
Jamie Foxx, Alisha Keys, God, and Oprah

Who was your club coach prior to going to college?
Ozhan Barambagui

Where would you like to spend a week’s vacation?
Jamaica

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Hawaii

What is your favorite room in your house and why?
The Living Room

What is the one luxury item that you could not do without?
My ipod

What luxury item do you wish you could invent?
They are all taken!

Rank the following types of television programs in order you like best: Reality TV, crime dramas, game shows, sit-coms, music television, cable news, sports.
Sports, Reality, Music Television

What is your favorite television program?
The Jamie Foxx Show

What is your favorite movie?
Brown Sugar

What is your favorite book?
Angels & Demons

What is your pre-match ritual?
Listen to slow songs to think about the game.

On an airplane, would you rather, sleep, read, work on a computer or talk with the person sitting next to you?
Read

What is the best thing about competing on the USA Women’s National Team?
The experience of meeting new, better players

What is your favorite volleyball drill?
TENNIS!

What sport would you be competing in if not for volleyball?
Football

Who is your favorite athlete?
Michael Jordan

What is your favorite food?
Sushi

What is your hometown best known for?
Sunny San Diego

How many different languages can you converse in?
One

What was your favorite subject in school?
History

If you could see any musical act or performer (dead or alive) in concert, who would it be?
Jamie Foxx

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing that you would buy or pay for?
My credit card bill!

If you would live as one other person (celebrity or not) for one day, who would it be?
Beyonce

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

If a movie was made about your life, which actor or actress would you want to play you?
Angelina Jolie

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you take with you?
My ipod, a good book, and some water!

If you could live in another time period for a week, which one would you choose?
The 60’s

If you could be on the cover of one magazine, which one would you choose?
Vogue

What is the most “embarrassing” song on your iPod?
Cotton Eyed Joe

What is your favorite holiday?
Thanksgiving

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

What is one off-the-court talent that you have?
Singing

What was the most defining moment in your life?
When my older sister moved out

What are your most prized possessions?
My family and friends

What is your motto?
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

What reality show (American Idol, the Apprentice, the Real World, Survivor, Big Brother, etc.) would you be best on?
American Idol

What is your pet peeve?
Wasted talent and bad attitudes

What communication tool do you use most often – text messaging, talking on the cell phone or e-mail?
Text Messaging

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