Meet the Spartans: Corey Block
May 19, 2011
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State field hockey team will feature a student-athlete every week this spring in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week red-shirt sophomore Corey Block (Chelsea, Mich.) sat down with msuspartans.com to answer some questions about her hobbies and why she chose to come to MSU. Block was one of seven Spartans in 2010 to start every game. The back recorded a career-high two defensive saves last season.
Name: Corey Block
Nicknames: Cor, Sheepy
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Chelsea, Mich.
Jersey number: 4
Best thing about being at MSU: My team
Favorite class: Physiology and anatomy
Favorite movie: Free Willy
Favorite food: Anything with chocolate
Favorite restaurant: Mongolian Grill and Blondie's
Special talents: I'm pretty good at tetherball
Pets: Three dogs, two cats, two horses
Siblings: Casey (17)
What do you want to be when you grow up: Physical therapist
Where is the most exotic place you have traveled to: England and Wales
Dream vacation spot: Greece
Favorite musician or band: Florence + The Machine
What song gets you pumped up before a game: Louder Than Words - David Guetta
Why you picked MSU: I love the program and coaches here at Michigan State because we have fun together while competing hard.
Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey: To be outside either swimming in my lake, rollerblading, or in the winter going sledding.
Favorite store to shop: Forever 21
If you were not playing field hockey, what other sport would you be involved with: Equestrian or soccer
Favorite spot on campus: Ralph Young Field
Favorite game played at MSU: Beating Michigan to win the Big Ten conference title in 2009
Funny memory of a team mate or team trip: When our bus broke down on the way back from Louisville and we played baseball with old tires, a water bottle, and a board for hours at the garage while we waited.