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Meet the Spartans: Claire Johnson

Claire Johnson is a freshman forward on the MSU field hockey team.

Jan. 31, 2012

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State field hockey team will feature a freshman student-athlete every week this fall in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week freshman Claire Johnson (Louisville, KY) sat down with to answer some questions about her her experience so far at MSU and her favorite celebrities.

Name: Claire Johnson

Nickname: CJ, Claire Bear

Year in School: Freshman

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Major: Undecided

Jersey number: 23

Best thing about being at MSU: Being on the team, the people, and the variety of classes and majors

Favorite class: Psychology

Favorite movie: Up and Bridesmaids

Favorite food: Sushi and ice cream, or anything my dad makes

Favorite restaurant: Mojitos (in Louisville)

Do you have any special talents: I can juggle

Pets: Two dogs, Chloe and Mo

Siblings: Two younger sisters, Caroline (16) and Sophie (8)

What do you want to be when you grow up: I'm still trying to figure that one out

Where is the most exotic place you have traveled to: St. Kitts

Dream vacation spot: Greece

Favorite musician or band: I don't know, but Taylor Swift is definitely up there

What song gets you pumped up before a game: Bring It Back - Travis Porter, or our warm up mix

Why did you pick MSU: I loved the atmosphere here, and the family mindset of the team and the coaches

Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights, The OC, CSI

Favorite celebrity: Ryan Gosling and Taylor Swift

Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey: Listen to music, be with my family and friends, and nap

Favorite store to shop: Urban Outfitters, Forever 21

If you were not playing field hockey, what other sport would you be involved with: Tennis. I'm not very good, but it's fun!



Favorite spot on campus: Allie Ahern's futon (it's really comfy) or the locker room

Favorite pro sport & team: Football, Colts

Pre-game ritual: Dance parties in the locker room or bus

Funny memory of a team mate or team trip: When Allie Ahern crawled through the storage compartments on the bus and scared Shawn when he opened it to get a water.

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