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2008-09 Spartan Street Team
An inside look at the student group dedicated to publicizing Upstate athletics

 

Street Team Members

Kim Brasil
Andy Brooks
Morgan Bucciferro
Asia Hall
Stephanie Kehn
Jess Koren
Jamie Lightsey
Chad McCoy
Julie Miller
Catherine Nolff
Alyssa Roegner
Nick Schneiders
Dave Stanbra
Robert Stegbauer
Marc Wartenberger
Sheliah Williams

Street Team Bio Questions:
1. Hometown and country if you are an international student.
2. Your academic major.
3. Years with the Street Team.
4. What unique characteristics do you bring to the team?
5. What is your greatest personal success?
6. If you could be any type of animal, what would you be and why?

Kim Brasil
• Mississauga, Canada
• Physical Education
• 2 Years
• Energetic and Spirited!
• Earning a softball scholarship at USC Upsate and being part of an Atlantic Sun Conference Championship in our first year of Division I. Also, getting really involved on campus and being a leader as a student-athlete.
• I would be a monkey. I love to act silly and make people laugh and I have a lot of energy that would get wasted on swinging from tree to tree.
Andy Brooks
• Guildford, England
• Business Management
• 2 Years
• Leadership skills and I'm the best point guard in the group.
• Making a birdie on the 18th hole in my club championship to shoot 69 and to win the handicap trophy for a second year in a row.
• I would be a baboon, though I'm not exactly sure why.
Morgan Bucciferro
• Joliet, Ill.
• Communications
• 2 Years
• Good leadership skills and a good listener.
• Getting a volleyball scholarship.
• I would be a hawk because they are smart and fly around all day.
Asia Hall
• Eastover, S.C.
• Nursing and minoring in women's studies
• First Year
• I love to encourage, motivate and inspire others. Helping others pursue their goals, achieve their dreams and just make them smile is what makes life worth living!
• Making it this far in life and being the individual who I am today. Without God, I am nothing. I give him all the praise for everything He has done for me and guiding me to become the successful, intelligent, classy and phenomenal woman I am today.
• I would be a dove because they are so peaceful and I am a person of great peace.
Stephanie Kehn
• Bround Brook, NJ
• Communications and minoring in Non-Profit Administration
• First Year
• Outgoing personality!
• I haven't accomplished my greatest personal success yet. It will happen in May of 2009 when I graduate from USC Upstate with a four-year degree. I am the first person in my family to attend a University and I will be the first one to complete it and graduate. I am the oldest of five and I really strive to be a good role model for them.
• I would be a whale because of their enormous size and because they are peaceful animals that swim throughout the oceans. Whales are also known to be very caring and unique animals.
Jess Koren
• Melbourne, Australia
• Physical Education
• First Year
• I'm all about working together as a team.
• Making the Dean's List.
• I would be a Bald Eagle because I would be a protected animal and I can fly!
Jamie Lightsey
• Fort Mill, S.C.
• Business Management
• First Year
• Outgoing personality and a lot of school spirit...and I can rap.
• Being able to attend USC Upstate and be part of the golf team.
• I would be a bear because they can climb faster than they can run...that's the thing about bear attacks, they come when you least expect it.
Chad McCoy
• Houston, TX
• Biology/ Pre-Med
• First Year
• Personality, intelligence, ridiculously good looks and great hair!
• Getting a 4.0 last semester.
• I would be a really big anaconda because who wants to mess with an anaconda?!
Julie Miller
• Jeannette, PA
• Communications
• Two Years
• I can get along with everyone and when I need to step up even if I feel stupid, I do!
• Getting a golf scholarship.
• I would be an elephant so I could steps on things and they wouldn't hurt me!
Catherine Nolff
• Columbia, S.C.
• Business Marketing
• First Year
• Comedy and excitement.
• Winning a Scholar All-American award for soccer.
• I would be a cat because cats are sweet but can be sneaky when they need to be. They are lovable and love to be around people.
Alyssa Roegner
• Shelby Township, MI
• Nursing
• One Year
• Hard work and committment.
• My greatest personal success would probably be my freshman year of college. I finished with a 4.0 GPA despite all that I was involved with and had a great freshman soccer season, being labeled as the top returning player for this year in the Spartanburg-Herald.
• I would be a dolphin because my favorite place to be is in the ocean and they spend their whole life just swimming and playing there.
Nick Schneiders
• Rietberg, Germany
• Graphic Design
• Two Years
• Artistic ability and visibility; Logos, posters and flyers are my passion, and I am hard to miss and difficult to just walk by.
• My greatest personal success would be overcoming my laziness and going to practice everyday.
• I would be a cookiecutter shark (Isistius Brasiliemsis) because there is nothing better than being the most feared animal in the ocean all while eating cookies.
David Stanbra
• Worcestershire, England
• IDS - Psychology concentration
• Two Years
• Correctly spoken English and great washboard abs.
• Scoring and assiting in the men's soccer 3-1 home victory over Mercer on senior day to later earn Spartan of the Week and A-Sun Player of the Week.
• I would be a lion because I want to be the King.
Robert Stegbauer
• Lynchburg, Ohio
• Secondary Education
• Two Years
• Passion, humor and youthful exuberance.
• Coming to USC Upstate from Ohio to play baseball on scholarship.
• I would be a spider because not only are they awesome and scare most people, but they are also smart and very agile.
Marc Wartenberger
• Wuerzburg, Germany
• Business Marketing
• Two Years
• I have a lot of positive energy and I'm also very outspoken.
• Coming to the states and going to college. My past four years have been a great success!
• I would like to be a big sea turtle because it has always been my favorite animal. Most likely, you would find me on or around the Galapagos Islands.
Sheliah Williams
• Anderson, S.C.
• Business Accounting
• First Year
• I am very energetic and I love giving new ideas to boost our sports programs.
• My greatest personal success has been maintaining a great mindset after my father passed away. My mother has been a single parent for many years now and I feel that it is my job to make her happy.
• I would be a cheetah because they are beautiful animals and they run really fast!