Prep Pulse: Alissa Haas

Nicknames: Rishy-tastic, A-Diddy

What puts you in your coach’s dog house? stopping (during a workout) because of my (injured) elbow


Who on your team spices up long, boring practices? Levi Hulsman and Addison Nolan

What teachers have had the greatest impact on your life? Paula Getzin, Brooke Elrod and Amanda Beck

Favorite breakfast cereal? Cocoa Pebbles

What’s your coach’s most famous saying? “Hey guys, that’s another 100 fly!”

What’s your best dance move? what dance moves?

You are really obsessive about: reading

What advice would you give to your freshman self? Don’t sweat the small stuff, kid. And fix your stroke while you can.

Best meal you make? I don’t cook much, but my pumpkin spice roll is pretty good.

Favorite late-night snack? Cool Ranch Doritos

What’s your biggest fear? drowning

Complete the sentence: I bought two pounds of gummy worms and instantly regretted it.

Sporting event you’re dying to see? 2016 Olympics

Last song that got stuck in your head? “Royals” by Lorde

You are hosting a dinner party. What three people, living or dead, do you invite? Queen Elizabeth I, Homer, Anne Frank

What’s on your bucket list? visit Italy, hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

Most embarrassing song on your iPod? Legend of Zelda album

What’s a bad habit you’re trying to quit? biting my lips when I’m nervous

I could waste hours upon end: watching “Once Upon a Time” and “Revenge”

If you could be a Winter Olympian, which sport would you do? figure skating

Favorite Winter Olympian? Shaun White

Best Christmas present you’ve ever received? a laptop

Worst Christmas present you’ve ever received? a toothbrush

Favorite holiday dessert? Christmas sugar cookies

People say you look like: Anne Hathaway

Athlete you’d like to go one-on-one against? Dara Torres

Favorite sports movie: “Miracle”

Complete the sentence: Miley Cyrus is overrated.

What’s the most daring thing you’ve done? climbed to the top of a vortex in flip-flops.

What do you look like in your most embarrassing childhood photo? I’m eating my stuffed polar bear’s ear

Smooth peanut butter, or chunky? smooth

Toilet paper on top of the roll, or under? top

Eggnog or hot chocolate? hot chocolate

College basketball or NBA? college

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