Spotlight with Meagan and Melissa Webb

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2005 - 12:00am

Coach Brent Martindale suggested to interview Meagan and Melissa Webb, sophomores from Idaho. "They are a coach's dream and are likeable, friends with teammates and students alike."

Last week I had the chance to sit down and interview the Webbs.

What do you like to do, besides play volley ball?

Meagan: I would like to spend time with my family.

Melissa: We both like the same things, spend time with our family but also like to make jewelry.

What got you into volleyball?

Meagan: We both just had tall, athletic bodies.

How long have you played?

Melissa: Since seventh grade.

Where are you from?

Melissa: Declo, Idaho.

Meagan: It's a really small town in Idaho.

What made you decide to come to CEU?

Melissa- We got volleyball scholarships. They had a good program here and we liked what it had to offer.

Do you play any other sports?

Meagan: Yeah, in high school we both ran track and played basketball.

What's your family life like?

Melissa- We have a really big family. There are six kids in our family, and we grew up on a dairy farm.

Meagan- We love it, it's awesome.

What kind of music do you like?

Meagan- Probably any kind of music, we're not too picky.

Melissa- I'm not into classical, but anything else.

Do you enjoy reading?

Melissa- Yeah, I love reading, but don't get around to it often.

Meagan- during the summer we read a lot because we don't have school.

What's your favorite movie?

Melissa- "How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days."

Meagan- (laughs) That's what I was going to say.

How do you think that CEU will do this year in volleyball?

Melissa- I think we'll do good, we have a lot of good athletes on our team.

What position do you play?

Meagan- I play middle blocker.

Melissa- I play opposite.

What is your major?

Meagan- Undecided right now, I'm just getting my generals done here.

What are your plans after college?

Melissa- Get married and start a family, I haven't decided if I want to go on and play volleyball.

What is your favorite thing about volleyball?

Meagan- The intensity.

Melissa- I love volleyball, so it's just getting out on the court and doing what I love.

Where did you go to high school?

Meagan- Declo High School.

Melissa-We had a really small high school, we graduated with 73 kids.

Who were your childhood heroes?

Meagan- My dad.

Melissa- My grandma.

Meagan- (laughs) And my grandma.

Melissa- (laughs) And my dad.

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