Nickname: Val, Vale, The Swiss Golfer
Sport: Women's Golf
Hometown: St. Niklausen, Switzerland
Major: Undeclared


Three words to describe yourself?   1) Assertive 2) Amusing 3) Reliable

What has been your most embarrassing moment?   When I ordered a wiener at the dining hall because hot dog means "wienerli" in German.

Do you room with athletes? What's that like?   Yes, with a lacrosse (Laney Stenson) and softball (Anna Steinmetz) player. I love it because we have the same way of living and get along very well. It feels like we've known eachother forever.

What is a fun fact about yourself?   I have a diamond on my tooth.

Where is the coolest place you've traveled?   Bali (Indonesia).

What's one song on your iPod that nobody would know?   "Medicine" by Maxxi Soundsystem.

Favorite TV show or program?   Suits.

What do you like to do on your spare time?   Play the piano, sing and ice hockey. 

Favorite Meal?   "Betty Bossi Party Filet."

Who is your favorite musical artist?   Colbie Caillat.

Any hidden talents?   Maybe singing and playing the piano...?

What are your biggest pet peeves?   When people scrape the fork on their teeth.

What are three things that are on your bucket list?   1) Win a CAA tournament. 2) By a house on the beach in California. 3) Learn a fifth language.

Do you have any pets?   Three cats that are the size of a small dog.

What is your favorite cereal?   Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

Dream job?   Professional Golfer.



Who would you like to trade places with for a day?   With a boy.

If you could describe your life as a movie what movie would it be?   Valentina lost in Newark (instead of Kevin lost in New York).

If you were an animal which one would you be and why?   A bird because I'd love to fly anywhere I want to.

If you had one wish, what would it be?   To combine and share my life here with everyone and everything back home.

What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?   To fly.

What cartoon character would you be?   Wonder Woman.

Talent you would most like to have?   Photographic memory or read minds.



Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hens?   The 71 (-1) I shot at Rutgers and winning the tournament.

What do you and your team do to get student's to come to your game?   In the fall season we have a tournament not too far from UD, but it's hard to come watch our tournaments...

What is your game-day playlist?   Arch in Ya Back Pt- DJ Lilman on repeat.

What was the best advice ever given to you?   Go to college abroad, it's a great experience. It definitely is!!!

Compiled by Shannon Hawley, Athletics Media Relations Student Intern