A to Z with Julie Fuchs


Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:58 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:58 p.m.

SCHOOL: Buchholz

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Outside hitter, middle blocker

NUMBER: 13

HEIGHT: 6-foot

A rea volleyball player I would pay to watch play: Ann Lorrayne Bzoch from St. Francis. I played with her for years and she is such a good passer. She has helped me since we played on a club team. She has definitely helped me become a better player.

B est movie I've ever seen: “Bridesmaids.” I've seen it like 100 times and it still makes me laugh.

C oach Jacque Robinson-Huggins' best words of advice for me: Always be competitive.

D efeating what team has been the most satisfying in my four years playing varsity? The Forest game this year was really intense. It went to five and was a really competitive game.

E asiest class or part of the school day: I have aiding, so it is like a free period where I get to see people and hang out with them.

F eeling I have after a kill for a big point during a match: It is really exciting to know that I can help my team. Getting a kill gets everyone pumped up.

G ainesville area high school volleyball is ... Really competitive. There are a lot of good teams with a lot of good players.

H aving four different coaches in four years has been .... It showed me a lot of different types of coaches out there and which ones I really like and which ones I really prefer to play for.

I nteresting thing about me away from volleyball: I love to travel. Going to new places with my family is fun.

J oker on the team: Imari Ashley. She always has something funny to say.

K ill, block or service ace to win a match? Block, definitely. It gets everyone so excited.

L east favorite Buchholz volleyball moment: Losing to Venice last year at state.

M y favorite candy to receive while trick or treating for Halloween is ... Kit Kat bar

N ickname: Don't really have one.

O ne person in my life who inspires me most: My mom. She is always supportive, always gives me advice on how to handle things and how to do things better.

P otential college major: Athletic training. I really want to be involved with something in sports.

Q uiet-time activity: I like watching movies with my family.

R eaching the state semifinals last year for the first time since 2007 was .... Really rewarding. We worked really hard and that was the first time I have been on a team that reached state.

S uperstition I have: I have lucky socks that I wear at games which I think is really important.

T witter or Facebook, I like to use ... Twitter.

U niversities or colleges considering: I really want to stay in Florida, so either UF or FSU.

V acation spot I love: I love going to our camp in New York. It is really relaxing and I always get to be with the family up there.

W hat will it take to return to the state tournament this year? I think we really need to work hard to get there. I think everyone has to be on their best game. And everyone has to work together as a team.

X box, PlayStation or Wii? Wii. Our team loves to play “Just Dance” before games.

Y ear I was born: 1995.

Z oo animal I like most: Panda, because they are really cute.

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