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Meet the Spartans: Corey Block

Corey Block is a defender for the Spartans.

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 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.

Major: Kinesiology

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.

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