Lindsay McDaniel is the only senior on the 2012 DC volleyball squad and was an Academic All-HCAC performer last season.
Now is your chance to get to know Lindsay McDaniel away from the court, as we go beyond the box score with the senior libero.
20 Questions With Lindsay McDaniel
1-When did you start playing volleyball? I started in sixth grade.
2-What has been the highlight of your athletic career so far? Getting a free-ball kill against Anderson last year and then doing a star jump afterwards. Another highlight was getting my career high in digs this past year.
3-What are your goals for the 2012 season? Finally beat Mount St. Joseph and Bluffton this year.
4-Who is your funniest teammate? Caroline and Alicia, mostly because of her laugh.
5-Do you have any nicknames? Not really, just Linds for those too lazy to say my whole name.
6-What three words best describe you? Hardworking, goofy, compassionate.
7-What is your favorite restaurant? Skyline Chili.
8-Who is your biggest hero? My mother.
9-Dream vacation spot? Somewhere tropical. People do not like the cold.
10-What is the top song currently on your iPod? "The Show Goes On," by Lupe Fiasco.
11-Who was your childhood sports hero? Stacey Gordon.
12-Do you have any superstitions or pre-match routines? Not really, just focus on my game.
13-If you could trade places with anyone for one day, who would it be? My cat Spencer. He does not do anything besides lay around and eat. I also realize that a cat is not a person.
14-What is your favorite TV show? "Criminal Minds."
15-What is something most people do not know about you? I own an extensive amount of shoes and I am proud of it.
16-What is your biggest fear? Forests and darkness, but mostly the forest at night.
17-Besides your own, what is your favorite sport to watch at Defiance? Track and field.
18-What is your favorite class or professor at DC and why? Dr. Don Knueve and Dr. Steven Sondergaard because they get off-topic easily.
19-What are your plans after graduating from DC? Either pursuing a master's degree, or finding a job and settling down.
20-How has playing collegiate athletics at DC helped you in life? It has helped tremendously with my time management skills.