Meet the Freshmen: Monica Lake

Monica Lake

Monica Lake

Nov. 6, 2012

STILLWATER - With the 2012 cross country postseason underway, we sat down with some of the newcomers on the team to get an idea of who they are and how they chose Oklahoma State. Today's Q&A is with Mason, Ohio native, Monica Lake.

What brought you to Oklahoma State?
"Definitely the team atmosphere and how close the team was. All the other schools I visited, there was no family atmosphere. It was so definite here that it just made it feel like a perfect fit."

What is your favorite thing about OSU? Why?
"I really like the campus because it's different from home. It's really pretty year round."

What do you miss most about home?
"My family and my sisters. As time's gone on I've realized how essential they were in day-by-day life."

What sports do you like to watch in your spare time?
"College football and college basketball."

Who are your favorite team(s)?
"The Cleveland Browns and the Oklahoma City Thunder."

Who is your favorite Olympian? Why?

"Sayna Richards-Ross. She was so dominant this year, and she always seems to be smiling."

What is your biggest pet peeve?
"When people walk really slow."

What is your guilty pleasure?
"Modern Family."

Who is the most played artist on your iPod?
"Taylor Swift."

What is your favorite TV show? Why?
"Modern Family. It's really funny even when they aren't even trying."

What is one word to describe yourself?



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