Forty-Niner focus: 2013 women’s soccer players
Courtesy: Charlotte Sports Information
          Release: 08/28/2013
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Each Wednesday through the women’s soccer season, two current members of the Charlotte 49ers will be featured in a short personality profile Q&A. Players were picked at random for the particular week but were presented the questions ahead of time.

This week’s 49er focus includes senior SarahAnn Waugh and redshirt freshman Alex Weaver.

1. What is your favorite pregame meal?
Waugh: Pick two from Panera, of course
Weaver: McAlister’s Deli

2. What is your pregame ritual?
Waugh: Listen to music in the locker room with the girls and writing my favorite verse and grandma’s initials on my wrist
Weaver: Listen to my iPod, text my mom I love her and make sure I have all my uniforms and gear

3. Who is your favorite musical artist?
Waugh: Rascal Flatts
Weaver: Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj

4. What one thing, off the field, can you do better than most?
Waugh: Being ambidextrous
Weaver: I can imitate people very well. Watch out!

5. What is one thing most people might not know about you?
Waugh: I was an eighth of an inch from dying when I was six because I was trying to ride a bike and play a recorder.
Weaver: I love sparkles and anything glittery. Anything that flashes out to me is my favorite.

6. What is your dream job?
Waugh: Anything that involves traveling the world.
Weaver: Special ed teacher. Special needs is my passion and I can’t wait to pursue it as a career.

7. What is your hometown famous for?
Waugh: Statesville is famous for a lot of things, including a balloon rally, home to Ryan Newman (NASCAR), home to astronaut Tom Marshburn and the filming of the movie Leatherheads with George Clooney.
Weaver: My hometown isn’t really famous for anything but D.C. is close to me and that’s pretty famous.

8. What do you believe it will take to have a successful season?
Waugh: All 26 players playing for each other, hard work and determination
Weaver: Teamwork. This is a team sport and me as well as everyone else has to be in this together to be successful.

9. What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
Waugh: Married, starting a family and hopefully having a job I love.
Weaver: Having a family and being a special ed teacher.

10. Who has been most influential in your life and why?
Waugh: My grandma. She was and has been my biggest fan and supporter.
Weaver: My mother. She is my rock and my inspiration to strive to be the best.

11. What is your favorite quote/saying?
Waugh:  John 16:33: I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble, but take heart, I have overcome the world. And “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda
Weaver: “Though she may be little, she is fierce.” – William Shakespeare

12. What is one food you will not try?
Waugh: Frog legs
Weaver: Snails. That is gross!

13. What is your favorite book?
Waugh: Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
Weaver: Not a book person but I do love the book holes.

14. What is one of your pet peeves?
Waugh: People being late!
Weaver: When people question me being a goalkeeper. Yes, I’m little but I’m still a goalkeeper.

15. What is another sport at Charlotte you would play if you had the chance?
Waugh: Volleyball
Weaver: Basketball. I played it my whole life and I think it is such a fun sport!

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