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Off the Court with Keight Vincent

Sept. 30, 2003

If you could open and run any kind of restaurant, what kind of food would you serve and where?

A sushi restaurant either near my house in Atlanta nor in Phoenix, AZ, and it would be called Sushi Chestnut

If you were elected to be the President of the U.S. tomorrow, what would be your first act?

I would make it illegal everywhere to smoke in restaurants

What is something that most people don’t know about you?

That I used to be a walk-on on the volleyball team

What would be your ultimate Sports Center highlight?

One of the times when I’ve accidently dug or passed the ball over the net and it has landed for a kill and I’ve gone crazy on the court.

If you could communicate with any type of animal, which would you pick?

Weiner dogs because those are the dogs that I have and I’m interested to see what they would have to say about my family.

If you had to exchange wardrobes with someone you know, whose clothes would you want?

Blair Moon who has everything that I like but is able to buy a lot more of it than I am.

Tell about one visible scar…

I have a scar on the palm of my hand from when our volleyball team went to watch the Wake Forest soccer team play and I climbed the fence and cut my hand open on top of the fence.

If you could relive any single family outing in your life what would it be?

I had a really nice trip with my Dad last summer to the beach and it was the first time that I had ever taken a trip with just my Dad.

If you could have season tickets for any team, sitting in any place in the stadium, which team would it be and where would you sit?

The Atlanta Falcons and I would sit right behind our team.

What is the nicest compliment that you have received? Geeske Banck, a former teammate, hadn’t seen me in about 2 years and when she saw me, she asked if I had been locked in the weight room, which I guess meant that I had really gotten in shape.

When your Tech days are over, how would you like to be remembered?

As someone who was always laughing on and off the court and putting other people at ease because of it.

Who has had the greatest influence on your athletic career?

Shelton Collier and Bond Shymansky. Shelton because he gave me the opportunity to walk-on which I never thought I’d be able to do. Bond because he has done a great job inspiring me and is the main reason why I work so hard on and off the court.

If you could teach any subject or thing, what would it be?

I would like to teach the world to love

When I was a youth growing up, I pretended to be like…

She-Ra. I used to take Styrofoam cups and punch them through to make arm bracelets for my forearms.

If you were forced to give up all of your possessions but one, what would it be?

My photo albums

What is your best non-athletic talent?

Crossword puzzles

What one thing makes you smile?

My teammates, especially Laura Kuhn

What is the most valuable thing you’ve learned from being a college athlete?

That there are things more important than just being a college athlete

What is the best thing about being a college athlete at Tech?

The fans in O’Keefe Gymnasium

What has been the most memorable game that you have been a part of?

Our match at Nebraska this year where we defeated them on their home court

What won’t you miss about being a college athlete?

Having to go to class. If I was normal student, you don’t have to go to class

If you could have the largest collection of one thing, what would it be?


What is your all-time favorite meal?

Spinach and Artichoke dip with Sushi, and a steak.

If you were a pro wrestler what would your name be?

The Jassperator

What was your favorite Halloween costume growing up?

Because my mother was a Georgia cheerleader, I didn’t have much of a choice as I was forced to be a UGA cheerleader for 7 years in a row. I did venture out one year and was a pumpkin.

If you could make one thing come true for a friend what would it be and for whom?

I would cure Lindsey Laband of her breathing problems because she really wants to play this year.

What teams would you add to the schedule?

Stanford, Southern Cal, Hawaii and Florida

Name a professor that has had an impact on you here at Tech:

My ethics teacher, Dr. Jason Borenstein. I really enjoyed that class.


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