Q&A With Marissa Brand
Sept. 10, 2009
FRESNO, Calif. - There are four newcomers to the 2009 Fresno State volleyball team and one of them is freshman Marissa Brand from Cypress, Calif.
The 6'2 middle blocker made the travel team as the Bulldogs went 3-0 in Wyoming last week. At 5-1 on the season, the Bulldogs are off to their best start since 2004.
Gobulldogs.com sat down with Brand before her and the team head north to Sacramento, Calif., on Friday to compete in the Hornet Invitational this weekend. The `Dogs open up with Alabama at 5 p.m. on Friday. Live stats will be provided on www.gobulldogs.com.
Gobulldogs.com: Why did you choose Fresno State?
GB: How did you get started playing volleyball?
GB: What do you hope to accomplish as a student-athlete?
GB: What other sports did you play growing up?
GB: What is your favorite childhood memory?
GB: What is your match-day routine?
GB: What are your expectations for the team this season?
GB: What is your favorite television show? MB: One Tree Hill or Degrassi.
GB: What is the best advice you have received?
GB: If Hollywood were to make a movie about your life, which actress would play you?
"We Are Your Team" - The Bulldogs travel to Sacramento to participate in the Hornet Invitational Sept. 11-12. The Bulldogs take on Alabama on Friday at 5 p.m., and the talk on Sacramento State (12:30 p.m.) and San Francisco (5 p.m.) on Saturday. The Bulldogs return to the Save Mart Center on Thursday, October 8 as they host Utah State at 7 p.m. It's Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night and all Fresno State faculty and staff receive FREE admission and can receive $2 admission for up to four guests. Tickets can be purchased through the Save Mart Center Box Office, by calling (559) 485-TIXS or through ticketmaster.com.