Prep pulse: Tabitha Pfaff

Nicknames: Tabby, Tabeasta, Nater


Number of text messages you send each day? too many to count

One thing that puts you in your coach’s doghouse? breathing in and out of my turns

Who on your team spices up long, boring bus trips? Chase Thornsberry with his loud and obnoxious off-key singing

Oddest thing in your locker at school? an abundant amount of food

What’s an irrational fear you have? passing out in the pool because I’m not allowed to breathe

Everyone has a weird recurring dream — what’s yours? I’m going to be late to morning practice

If you were in charge of the world, your first move would be: create peace among everyone
Favorite school lunch? potato bar

What’s your coach’s most famous saying? “I know you’re tired, but you have to learn to be tough.”

What’s your best dance move? The Wobble. It’s a dance to a song.

You are really obsessive about: shoes

You take pride in the fact that: I’ll be attending IUPUI next year to major in nursing

How have you changed since freshman year? I’ve grown to become a better person and not take things for granted.

You are hosting a dinner. What three people, living or dead, do you invite? my psychology teacher Mr. Burns, my grandpa who passed away when I was a baby, and my little cousin Daniel

If you could live anywhere, where would it be? on an island in the Bahamas

Worst job you’ve ever had? working with grouchy customers at IGA

I could waste hours upon end: on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest

What’s on your bucket list? travel to different places around the world, give back to cancer patients

Most embarrassing song on your iPod? “The Best of Both Worlds” by Hannah Montana
Favorite teacher you’ve ever had? my third-grade teacher Mrs. McGovren, because she’s an amazing person and I’ve always looked up to her

What’s your biggest accomplishment, in life or athletics? losing weight and becoming a healthier person

Least favorite household chore: the dishes

Part about life after high school that scares you the most? moving away from family and friends

If you had one do-over in life, it would be: take advantage of nap time in kindergarten
What’s your worst habit? biting my nails and playing with my hair

Your parents are always on your case about: being too hard on myself

Channing Tatum and David Freese would have me at hello

Purdue athletics is overrated

What do you look like in your most embarrassing early childhood
picture? making chipmunk cheeks while trying to smile in my preschool picture

Piece of advice you’ve gotten that’s stuck with you? Nothing can happen to me today that God and I can’t handle together

Favorite former athlete from your school? Scott Rolen

Time you sleep in until on the weekends? 7 a.m., because I have swimming
Best Christmas gift you’ve ever gotten? money for college

What’s your routine on a snow day from school? sleep in as late as possible and play outside in the snow

Toilet paper under the roll, or over? under

Milk chocolate or dark chocolate? dark chocolate

“Gangnam Style” or “Call Me Maybe?” “Gangnam Style”

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