Meet the Pack: Taylar Rothfuss

Sept. 11, 2012

NAME: Taylar Marie Rothfuss

Height:  5'11"

Position: Setter

Hometown: Prescott, Arizona

The Wolf Pack volleyball team will be fun to watch this year because: We are a group of girls who love each other as much as we love the game.                                

For me to improve as a player I need to: Make my sets more consistent and hittable.

My favorite pre-game ritual is: Warming up with the music and energy.

My teammates would best describe me as: Hard working and caring.

The best place on campus is: The Virginia Street Gym.                 

What I like most about my hometown is: The people who made it worthwhile.

Favorite thing about being at Nevada is: The volleyball environment.

If I wasn't playing college volleyball I would be:  Going to ASU with all my high school friends.

A place I've never been but would love to visit: Ireland

One moment in history I wish I could have seen:  A Martin Luther King speech.

Favorite class: Right now, Criminal Justice.

Favorite food: Chicken pot pies.

Least favorite food: Mexican food.                         

Favorite color: Blue.

Favorite movie: Inception.         

Favorite actor:  Leonardo DiCaprio.

Favorite actress: Rachel McAdams.         

Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad.                               



Most prized possession: A picture of my best friend Drew & me.                            

Where I want to be 10 years from now: Living comfortably.       

If I could add one team to the schedule it would be and why: ASU or U of A. So that I could play in AZ.                 

Favorite singer or group: Queen.                              

I wear my number because: It is the year I graduated High School.     

Favorite song: Radioactive by Imagination Dragons.      

Favorite junk food: Mac & Cheese.                         

Most impressive person you know: Drew Hicks.                               

Person you would most like to trade places with for a day: Taylor Swift.                               

Person who has most influenced your athletic career: Rachel Williams.              

The best advice you have ever been given:  "Be like a tree. Stand tall, go out on a limb, remember your roots, be content with your natural beauty, drink plenty of water, enjoy the view."                    

Why did you choose to attend Nevada: It was the most welcoming university I traveled to.       

The best book I have ever read: A Thousand Splendid Suns.                              

If I could have dinner with any two people it would be: The crocodile hunter and Dane Cook.  

My greatest athletic accomplishment to date is: Junior year of high school beating Sunnyslope.                             

If I won $1 million I would: Casually spend it and save some for future vacations.           

A friend from another college team is: Cierra Allen.         

The athlete I admire most: Logan Tom.                 

My favorite sport other than volleyball is: Softball.                         

If you could have any car, what would it be: A Jeep with accessories.    

My advice to kids is: Be nice to everyone.          

What is on your ipod right now: It Wasn't Me. By Shaggy            

What was your favorite childhood toy: Beanie Babies 

My biggest fan: My little brother.

Individual goals for the season: Becoming a proud consistent setter.

Biggest pet peeve: People being impolite or not giving someone the time of day.         

Earliest volleyball memory: My dad making me serve a ball at a wall for hours until I could serve over hand over the net.          

If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: The Real World  

Extreme sport I would like to try: Sky diving.      

If stranded on a desert island, three things I would take with me: A partner, a knife and matches.                          


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