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    Senior Megan Cyr
    Senior Megan Cyr
     

    Aug. 10, 2012

    Megan Cyr
    Sr., setter
    Age: 22
    Hometown: St. Andrews, Manitoba, Canada
    Major: Public and interpersonal communication

     

    At NC State
    Named 2011 Midtown Courtyard Invitational Most Valuable Player.
    Has played in all 235 sets in her two seasons with the Wolfpack.
    Had the second single-season attack average in school history last season at .427.
    In just two seasons at NC State, ranks sixth in school history with 2,391 career assists.
    Ranked second for a single-season at NC State with 1,293 assists in 2011.

     

    Faves
    Movie: Spice World
    Singer: Lauryn Hill
    Song: "Ex-Factor" by Lauryn Hill
    Magazine: Cosmo
    Television channel: E! (but only for "Keeping up with the Kardashians")
    Class: Fitness walking
    Ice cream: Chocolate
    Fast food restaurant: Bojangles
    Fast food meal: Cookout milkshakes, McDonald's chicken McNuggets, Chipotle's chips and guacamole, Bojangles sweet tea and a BoBerry biscuit
    Home-cooked meal: Ribs, salad, twice-baked potato, Brussels sprouts
    Fashion accessory: Rose gold watch

    Personal insight
    Career ambition: Get rich or die trying.
    Diamonds, pearls or sweatbands: diamonds.
    Iphone or Droid: iphone.
    Most embarrassing song on playlist: "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen.
    ESPN, MTV or Food Network: Food Network.

    Team chemistry
    Best dancer: Dariyan Hopper
    Best cook: Me!
    Best dresser: Me or Brie Merriwhether
    Best jokester: Rachel Buckley
    Best singer: Meredith Richardson
    Favorite non-athletics activity with your teammates: shopping
    Most likely to play professionally: Dariyan Hopper
    Most likely to make the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame: Dariyan Hopper
    Most likely to go crazy when she sees Scotty McCreery on campus: Me or my mom.


     

     

    Family matters
    Siblings: 1 brother (Aaron)
    Pets: 1 dog (Roxy)
    Favorite family vacation location: California
    Thing you miss most about home: The seasons

    All Sports, All the Time
    Sports idol: My brother
    Athlete you would most like to meet: Blake Griffin (heart)
    Proudest athletic achievement: Making Canadian women's national team
    Something not many people know about me: I used to figure skate.
    Most memorable win from 2011: Wisconsin.

    On training with Team Canada over the summer in Winnipeg, Manitoba:
    "The biggest thing I gained from the experience was learning to compete and coming to practice every day with the mindset that you have to play at the highest level possible. You are playing with girls who aren't just going through the motions. They are playing to win and to go to the Olympics. It's a different level of competition. I tried to learn as much as I could from the older girls there and bring their leadership skills back here with me."

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