Meet the Pack: Taylar Rothfuss
Sept. 11, 2012
NAME: Taylar Marie Rothfuss
Hometown: Prescott, Arizona
The Wolf Pack volleyball team will be fun to watch this year because: We are a group of girls who love each other as much as we love the game.
For me to improve as a player I need to: Make my sets more consistent and hittable.
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Warming up with the music and energy.
My teammates would best describe me as: Hard working and caring.
The best place on campus is: The Virginia Street Gym.
What I like most about my hometown is: The people who made it worthwhile.
Favorite thing about being at Nevada is: The volleyball environment.
If I wasn't playing college volleyball I would be: Going to ASU with all my high school friends.
A place I've never been but would love to visit: Ireland
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: A Martin Luther King speech.
Favorite class: Right now, Criminal Justice.
Favorite food: Chicken pot pies.
Least favorite food: Mexican food.
Favorite color: Blue.
Favorite movie: Inception.
Favorite actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.
Favorite actress: Rachel McAdams.
Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad.
Most prized possession: A picture of my best friend Drew & me.
Where I want to be 10 years from now: Living comfortably.
If I could add one team to the schedule it would be and why: ASU or U of A. So that I could play in AZ.
Favorite singer or group: Queen.
I wear my number because: It is the year I graduated High School.
Favorite song: Radioactive by Imagination Dragons.
Favorite junk food: Mac & Cheese.
Most impressive person you know: Drew Hicks.
Person you would most like to trade places with for a day: Taylor Swift.
Person who has most influenced your athletic career: Rachel Williams.
The best advice you have ever been given: "Be like a tree. Stand tall, go out on a limb, remember your roots, be content with your natural beauty, drink plenty of water, enjoy the view."
Why did you choose to attend Nevada: It was the most welcoming university I traveled to.
The best book I have ever read: A Thousand Splendid Suns.
If I could have dinner with any two people it would be: The crocodile hunter and Dane Cook.
My greatest athletic accomplishment to date is: Junior year of high school beating Sunnyslope.
If I won $1 million I would: Casually spend it and save some for future vacations.
A friend from another college team is: Cierra Allen.
The athlete I admire most: Logan Tom.
My favorite sport other than volleyball is: Softball.
If you could have any car, what would it be: A Jeep with accessories.
My advice to kids is: Be nice to everyone.
What is on your ipod right now: It Wasn't Me. By Shaggy
What was your favorite childhood toy: Beanie Babies
My biggest fan: My little brother.
Individual goals for the season: Becoming a proud consistent setter.
Biggest pet peeve: People being impolite or not giving someone the time of day.
Earliest volleyball memory: My dad making me serve a ball at a wall for hours until I could serve over hand over the net.
If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: The Real World
Extreme sport I would like to try: Sky diving.
If stranded on a desert island, three things I would take with me: A partner, a knife and matches.