Lauren Talley
Nickname: Talley
Sport: Volleyball
Hometown:  Wilmington, Del.
Major: Social Science Education

 

PERSONAL

Three words to describe yourself   1) Outgoing 2) Passionate 3) Goofy

What has been your most embarrassing moment?   Most embarrassing moment would probably be when I worked at Moe's Southwest Grill. This customer forgot one of his bags of food so I was literally running to give it to him and I slipped in the middle of the restaurant and face planted in front of everyone.

Do you room with any student-athletes?  What's that like?   Yes, it's awesome. We all understand what each other's daily lives consist of and we never judge. It's great because we are all so different and each bring something unique to the house.

What is a fun fact about yourself?   My eyes turn yellow in the sun.

Where is the coolest place you've travelled?   The Cayman Islands.

What's one song on your iPod that nobody would know?   Oye Mi Canto...I love hispanic-ish music.

Favorite TV show or program?   Prison Break.

What do you like to do on your spare time?   What's spare time????

Favorite Meal?   Enchiladas.

Who is your favorite musical artist?  Florida Georgia Line.

Any hidden talents?   I can play "Here Comes Santa Claus" on the piano.

What are your biggest pet peeves?   When people chew gum loudly and when people leave dishes in the sink/around the house.

What are three things that are on your bucket list?   1) Skydiving (basic, I know) 2) Learn how to kickbox  3) Travel to at least 6 different countries!

Do you have any pets?   I have one cat.

What is your favorite cereal?   Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

Dream job?   Secret Agent!

 

HYPOTHETICAL

Who would you like to trade places with for a day?   Taylor Hollingsworth. She is such a positive person and finds beauty in everything she sees.

If you were an animal which one would you be and why?   Tiger because they are fierce and awesome and rule the animal world.

If you had one wish, what would it be?   For never-ending happiness for all of my family and friends.

What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?   I would want to be able to read minds.

What cartoon character would you be?   The Little Mermaid.

Talent you would most like to have?   To be able to sing like Beyonce.

 

BLUE HEN

Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hens?   When Liz Brock dressed up in a onesie with pigtails and mimicked a youtube video. Funniest thing I've ever seen.

Any superstitions?   Touching the doorway on the way out of the locker room before every game.

What do you and your team do to get students to go to your game?   Tweet, Instagram, Facebook post, and verbally tell the students in our classes.

What is your game-day playlist?   Fetty Wap Pandora station.

What was the best advice ever given to you?   My old club coach used to always say, "Hard work beats talent if talent doesn't work hard," and it has stuck with me ever since.

Compiled by Shannon Hawley, Athletics Media Relations Student Intern