On the court, sophomore volleyball transfer Alexa Swann (Mertztown, Pa./Brandywine Heights) leads the Blue Hens with 56 blocks and adds a .251 attack percentage in her first season at Delaware.  Learn more about Alexa off the court in the first installment of Meet the Hens!
 
1. What is your major?  What are your career aspirations?
Marketing - I think it would be pretty awesome to be a chief marketing director for Nike or Under Armour. 
 
2. Three words to describe yourself?
I am weird, hungry, and funny.
 
3. Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hen program?
We worked with a Wounded Warrior last semester and helped him train every week to try out for the U.S. sitting volleyball team.  The best part was that he made the team.  Helping someone achieve something like that was special to all of us.
 
4. The best nickname on the team?
“Aunt Jules” (Autumn Jenkins)
 
5. What do you like to do on your spare time?
We don't get much spare time while trying to balance school and volleyball, but when I don't have anything to do... I honestly just like being a couch potato with my friends
 
6. Who is your favorite musical artist?
Gotta stay true to my girl... Taylor Swift
 
7. What is your game-day playlist?
Our team loves listening to Beyoncé and old school 2000’s songs before games. 
 
8. If you had one wish, what would it be?
I would want to be able to teleport.
 
9. What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?
I would want to be able to fly.
 
10. What is your favorite vacation spot?
I grew up going to Hilton Head, South Carolina every year. But my family just starting going on Christmas vacations somewhere tropical. Last year we went to Antigua, which was beautiful. This year, we're going to St. Lucia.
 
11. Your all-time favorite movie?
Tough choice between “Bridesmaids” and “Stepbrothers” 
 
12. What cartoon character would you be?
Spongebob
 
13. Any hidden talents?
I don't know if this is a cool talent but I can flip my eyelids inside out.
 
14. What are your biggest pet peeves?
Being around people who are always in a bad mood. Life is too short to always have a problem with something or someone.
 
15. Favorite TV show or program?
I love to watch Dexter and Blue Mountain State, but my guilty pleasure is Teen Wolf. I've been watching each episode every week since it started in 2011. It's not even that good, I just can't stop watching it. 
 
16. What are three things that are on your bucket list?
I want to backpack through Europe, own a golden retriever, and live in California and learn how to longboard.
 
17. Do you have any pets?
In total over the years, my family has had:
 6 horses (Dreamer, Bacardi, Warrior, Snip, Mikey, Charley)
 6 cats (Tigger, Ginger, Cleo, Shaq, Angel, Lily)
 3 dogs (Bandit, Lucky, Maggie)
 2 chinchillas (Napoleon and Pedro) 
 3 hamsters (Root Beer 1, Root Beer 2, Root Beer 3)
 
18. What is your dream car?
White Lexus SUV, but if one day I could afford it, I would want a Lamborghini.
 
19. Who is your favorite athlete?
Kerri Walsh
 
20. Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Angelina Jolie  
 
21. If you could have a dream date, what would it be?
Anywhere Bradley Cooper wants to take me is fine with me!
 
22. What is your favorite book?
The Hunger Games
 
23. What is your worst habit?
I bite my nails when I get nervous or bored 
 
24. Give a talent that you would most like to have.
I want to sing like Adele or Christina Aguilera
 
25. Who would you like to trade places with for the day?
Kim Kardashian