Name: Taylor Donson
Institution: Lander University
Major: Sports medicine
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Why did you choose a Division II institution?
I chose Lander because of the atmosphere on campus. Also I like that I am known by my name and not as just a number like on some bigger schools.
What is your most memorable experience to date as a student-athlete?
The atmoshpere at my first Lander home game with all of the students there to cheer us on.
What are your career aspirations?
To be a physical therapist for a professional sports team.
What was the first job you ever had?
Sandwich maker at Jimmy Johns.
What is your favorite pre-game meal?
Chicken nuggets from Chik-fil-a.
If you could be a student-athlete in a sport other than your own, what would it be?
I would say soccer because I never realized how much dedication and work you need for that sport.
What is your favorite song to listen to before you compete?
Headstrong by Trapt.
What is your favorite book?
I don't really like to read.
What is your favorite sports team (other than the one you play for)?
Tampa Bay Rays.
What is your favorite vacation spot?
I love going to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
When you are not hitting the books, what are your hobbies?
I love to just relax with friends and watch Youtube videos.
What animal are you most like, and why?
A cheetah because I'm fierce and fast, and also I'm fearless.
Name an actor/actress that is most like you, and why?
Halle Berry, because she is a very powerful and independent woman.
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