University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse
University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse
University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse

By RAY RYAN, Guest Reporter

Sophomore volleyball player Raechel Warchock earned a Player of the Week nomination on Nov. 10 after totaling 37 digs, one kill, and two assists in the University of Michigan-Dearborn volleyball team’s final three games of the season (Nov. 5-8).

With 47 percent of the vote, Warchock won the Player of the Week vote for the week of Nov. 10. Guest Reporter Ray Ryan spoke with Warchock in part of the Michigan Journal’s Q-and-A series.

Q: Do you have any pre-game superstition?
A: No I do the same pre-game warm up every time in order; I never change my warmup.

Q: What’s your most embarrassing moment in a game?
A: Being hit directly in the face with a ball once.

Q: When did you know you were going to have a future in volleyball?
A: I knew I was good my freshman year of high school, so I took it serious.

Q: Who do you look at as inspirational in volleyball?
A: Phil Dalhausser.

Q: Why do you play?
A: It helps me build work ethic and dedication through the game over time.

Q: When did you start playing volleyball?
A: Started playing volleyball at age 12.

Q: What feeling do you get when your in your zone during the game?
A: When I’m in my zone, I feel really calm and focused.

Q: What do you see yourself doing with volleyball in the future?
A: I could see myself coaching kids.

Q: Besides volleyball, what other sports do you like?
A: Softball and basketball because I used to play in high school.

Q: What’s your favorite movie?
A: My favorite movies are probably the James Bond series.

Q: What’s your favorite food and from what restaurant?
A: Chicken scampi from Olive Garden.