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Meet the Spartans: Holly Sherman

Junior Holly Sherman is a back for the Spartans.

May 20, 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 junior Holly Sherman (West Vancouver, B.C.) sat down with to answer some questions about her major and the different memories she has of Spartan field hockey. Sherman recorded one goal and two assists this season, with her goal being the game-winner in MSU's 6-4 victory over Ohio. In 2010, she was one of seven Spartans to start every game and was named both a member of the 2010 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad and a 2010 Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Name: Holly Sherman

Nickname: Sherm, shermie, miso

Year in School: Junior

Hometown: West Vancouver

Major: Cell and Developmental Biology

Jersey number: 18

Best thing about being at MSU: Ice Cream Store and Brody

Favorite class: Neurobiology

Favorite movie: Finding Nemo

Favorite food: Anything you can eat with a spoon that isn't spicy

Favorite restaurant: At MSU - Woody's

Do you have any special talents: I have my grade 8 royal conservatory in Piano

Pets: A Chocolate Lab named Mocha

Siblings: Younger sister who is a sophomore at Mcgill University

What do you want to be when you grow up: Involved in pediatrics

Where is the most exotic place you have traveled to: Belize and Guatemala

Dream vacation spot: Thailand

Favorite musician or band: Red Hot Chili Peppers

What song get you pumped up before a game: Anything the dutchies would approve of

Why did you pick MSU: The girls were so nice on my visit and the facilities were unreal

Favorite TV show: Friends and Modern Family

Favorite celebrity: Jennifer Anniston



Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey: Run with my dog on the seawall

Favorite store to shop: Aritzia

If you were not playing field hockey, what other sport would you be involved with: Curling

Anything else you want the world to know about you: I'm a sucker for candy

Favorite spot on campus: Our Locker Room

Favorite pro sport & team: Vancouver Canucks

Favorite game played at MSU: Beating the number one seed UNC in the sweet sixteen freshman year

Pre-game ritual: Breakfast, straighten my Hair, dance Party

Funny memory of a team mate or team trip: Either Angela Pagura dressing up as a cockroach and scaring people in the dorm cafeteria or Saran wrapping our Athletic Trainers entire hotel room and putting 500 balloons in our coaches hotel bathroom.

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