Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Keely Creamer has proven her worth on the volleyball court over the last year, racking up 264 kills last season alone. But what is Keely like off the court?

Sport: Volleyball
Year: Sophomore
Major: Undeclared

Q: What is your favorite before game meal?
A: I just love food in general. I like turkey subs a lot though.

Q: Do you have any sports related superstitions?
A: Yes. Last year I had two different ankle braces, so I was always paranoid if I put one on the wrong foot I would mess up in the game.

Q: What is your best achievement to date?
A: I got a lot of accolades last year, rookie of the year, in general I’ve improved a lot.

Q: What are you most looking forward to this season?
A: Our team is looking really good, so I want to see how our conference games turn out. I want to see how much better we look this year.

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
A: Woman crush, Beyonce. But if we’re talking man crush Corbin Bleu in High School Musical, and that floppy hair thing.

Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: Oh snap I know this one! I would buy my mom a house, and make sure she was all settled.  I want to make sure my family is good first, and then I’ll take care of myself.

Q: What scares you the most? Why?
A: I am always scared that I’ll have some sort of debilitating injury where I can’t play for the rest of college, because volleyball is a big part of what’s paying for my school right now.

Q: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
A: Chocolate. Like rich chocolate from Graeter’s, that’s good ice cream.

Q: What is your dream vacation destination?
A: Either Ireland, or I’m studying Japanese, so I’d love to go to Japan.

Q: What other sport do you wish you were equally as good at?
A: Basketball. Growing up everyone told me I was so tall and I should play basketball, but I’m the worst basketball player because I’m not aggressive enough.

Q: Do you have a nickname?
A: Keels.

Q: What are your pet peeves?
A: None that I can think of.

Q: What is your favorite TV show or movie?
A: I’m obsessed with Spiderman, both of them. I really like Disney movies though.

Q: What is your favorite holiday? Why?
A: Christmas because I’m obsessed with Christmas music. I listen to it year round. I get to go home and see the family.

Q: Do you have any hobbies outside of volleyball?

A: I’m actually in the process of learning a couple of different languages right now. So I’m taking classes for Japanese, and I’m teaching myself Korean and keeping up with my Spanish. And a little bit of German.