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"Getting to Know" Jamie Rutledge
Rutledge at the 2012 A-Sun Tournament.
Rutledge at the 2012 A-Sun Tournament.
Jamie Rutledge is a junior setter on the ETSU volleyball team.
Jamie Rutledge is a junior setter on the ETSU volleyball team.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2013) – Each week during the volleyball season members of the ETSU volleyball team will be featured in a segment called “Getting to Know You.”

The first player to be featured is junior setter Jamie Rutledge (Kingsport, Tenn.). During the preseason, the players were given the questionnaire, which are listed below, and each of them submitted their answers. Below are the responses by Rutledge:  

Academic Major:  Secondary English

Favorite Song: “Hesitate” by Steve Moakler

Favorite Actor/Actress: Sandra Bullock

Favorite Book: “Holes” by Louis Sachar

Favorite Movie: “Big”

Favorite TV Show: “Seinfeld”

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Animal: Otter

Favorite Ice Cream: Ben and Jerry’s Chocolate Therapy

Favorite Sports Moment: The moment we won the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament is definitely my favorite sports moment. I’m sure it sounds cliché, but the moment really was surreal.

Favorite Quote: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

Favorite Athlete: Blake Leeper

Favorite Subject in School: English is the obvious answer, but I also really enjoy psychology.  

Favorite Vacation Spot: Hilton Head Island, S.C.

What’s the number one thing on your bucket list?

If you could be on any reality TV show what would it be and why?

What is one thing you can’t live without and why?

If you were stranded on an island what are two things you would bring with you?

Is there any meaning behind your number you wear?

If you could be one person for a day, who would you be and why?

If you weren’t playing volleyball, what sport would you play?

Do you have a gameday tradition?

What are your plans after graduation? 

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

What’s your favorite thing to do in the off-season?

The ETSU volleyball team returns to action Tuesday night when the Bucs host Furman at 6 p.m., inside Brooks Gym.

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