Aug. 21, 2014
#GTVB Insider is a Q&A series looking at the 2014 Georgia Tech volleyball team. Each weekday leading up to the beginning of volleyball season on Aug. 29, a new #GTVB Insider will be released giving @GTVolleyball fans a chance to get to know their favorite players.
This edition of #GTVB Insider features sophomore outside hitter Teegan Van Gunst.
Name: Teegan Van Gunst
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Whitewater HS
Major: Mechanical engineering
Over the summer I: Went to Germany for three weeks to see my dad’s side of the family, and traveled to Copenhagen and Lübeck
What I’m going to bring to the #GTVB court this season is: Passion for the game and the will to win.
Most people don’t know this about me, but I: Am deaf in my right ear.
The App I use most is: Snapchat
I can’t imagine going a week without: Food.
The sport I’m the worst at is: Golf.
If I didn’t play volleyball, I’d play: Soccer.
If I were on a reality TV show it would be: Survivor.
I can’t miss a TV episode of: Burn Notice.
My game day superstition is: I don’t have superstitions.
My favorite ice cream flavor is: Mint chocolate chip.
My teammates would describe me as: Determined and motivated.
If I could sum up what volleyball means to me, I’d say: It’s an avenue to use the talents given to me in one of the most dynamic team sports there are.