Off The Court With Emily Oliver

Emily Oliver

Here is a closer look at sophomore volleyball player Emily Oliver (Carlsbad, Calif.).

Favorite Musician: Local Natives

Favorite Song: Until We Get There-Lucius

Favorite Book: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Favorite Actor: Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Movie: Rushmore

Favorite TV Show: Vampire Diaries

Favorite Sport other than Volleyball: ...Beach Volleyball

Favorite Sports Figure: Kerri Walsh

Favorite Spot on Campus: My room

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Readings in 20th Century American Literature 

Before I Came to Holy Cross, I'd Never Heard of: People liking country music

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Listen to music and sleep

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: Urban Outfitters

Title of My Autobiography: Where Two Hair Colors Collide

Craziest Ambition: Travel to every continent 

Favorite Web Site:

Person I Admire Most: My sister, Nicole

Most Influential People in My Life: My Parents

Thing I am Most Thankful for: My Family

Favorite Quote: "In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer," Albert Camus

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: James Dean

Most Famous Person I've Met: Jason Mraz

Why I Chose Holy Cross: I chose Holy Cross because it was the perfect mix of Division I athletics and great academics. I also wanted to go to school on the East coast to experience something completely different from California for four years.