Oct. 5, 2011
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 Alli Helwig (Basking Ridge, NJ) sat down with msuspartans.com to answer some questions about her favorite foods and her experience so far at MSU. Helwig has one goal so far this season.
Name: Allison Helwig
Year in School: Freshman
Hometown: Harding, New Jersey
Jersey number: 12
Best thing about being at MSU: Meeting new people
Favorite class: Sounds stupid but I like math a lot
Favorite movie: Right now it's Despicable Me
Favorite food: Sour Patch Watermelons
Favorite restaurant: Roots Steak House
Do you have any special talents: I can blow spit bubbles
Pets: Buddy my dog, B.B and Pan my cats, Mufasa my mini hamster and 10 chickens
Siblings: I have three older sisters Meghan, Rebecca and Liz and an older brother Ben
What do you want to be when you grow up: A dentist
Where is the most exotic place you have traveled to: Turks and Caicos
Dream vacation spot: Bora Bora
Favorite musician or band: Miranda Lambert or Brad Paisley
What song gets your pumped up before a game: It's My Time - Fabolous
Why did you pick MSU: I wanted a big school that was good at field hockey and when I came here I just felt like I fit
Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl
Favorite celebrity:Cam Newton
Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey: Be with family and friends... and dance!
Favorite store to shop:Aritzia
If you were not playing field hockey, what other sport would you be involved with: Lacrosse. I was considering playing it in college
Favorite spot on campus: My dorm room
Favorite pro sport & team: Football and the Giants
Pre-game ritual: That's for me to know and you to find out.
Funny memory of a team mate or team trip:Not yet but I hope there will be many!