Red-shirt sophomore middle blocker Eryn Samuels.
"Getting to Know" Eryn Samuels
Friday, December 6, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 2013) – Each week during the season, members of the ETSU volleyball team will be featured in a segment called “Getting to Know You.” The 13th player to be featured is red-shirt sophomore middle blocker Eryn Samuels (Tampa, Fla.).

During the preseason, the players were given the questionnaire, which can be found below, and each of them submitted their answers. Below are the responses by Samuels: 

Name: Eryn Samuels     

Academic Major: Public Relations / Marketing

Favorite Song: “Hero” by Mariah Carey; “For You I Will” by Monica

Favorite Actor/Actress: Johnny Depp

Favorite Movie: “The Devil Wears Prada”

Favorite TV Show: “Big Bang Theory” “Family Guy” and “Real Housewives of Atlanta”    

Favorite Animal: Giraffe

Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies-n-Cream

Favorite Sports Moment: Winning the 2012 A-Sun Conference Tournament       

Favorite Quote: “The greatest risk in life is the one you don’t take.”

Favorite Athlete: Chris Paul

Favorite Subject in School: English / Writing

Favorite Vacation Spot: The Beach


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

  • To travel around the world in 80 days.

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

  • I would create my own with the team, because we’re awesome.

What is one thing you can’t live without?  

  • Ice Cream or anything sweet.

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

  • A lifetime supply of food and a no-outlet required stereo.

Is there any meaning behind your number you wear?

  • It was the number I was given when I first started playing volleyball, so I love I get to finish with it too.

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

  • Bethany Gesell, because she’s everybody’s favorite!

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

  • Probably Track & Field.

What are your plans after graduation? 

  • To get my Master’s in Broadcast Journalism.

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

  • I love to sing.

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

  • Sleep!

For more information on Buccaneer volleyball, visit