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Published 09/06/2012
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Down The Line: Blair Fuentez

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Only one day until the Canes host Florida State in an important ACC match at the Knight Sports Complex. In the mean time, continue to meet the members of the 2012 University of Miami volleyball team. Today, go Down the Line with sophomore Blair Fuentez.

Name: Blair Fuentez
Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
High School: Ridgewood High School
Major: Business

I committed to Miami over other schools because I wanted to attend a school with both a good academic and volleyball program.
To me, Miami volleyball is a group of people working together to achieve the same goals.
The best part of being on the team is being able to travel and compete on different campuses to represent Miami.
If I had to describe the team in one word it would be crazy.

Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan
Favorite Olympic Event: Beach Volleyball
Second Favorite Olympic Event: Gymnastics
Favorite Olympic Athlete: Misty May
Favorite Movie: A League of Their Own
Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Food: Fajitas
Favorite Song Right Now: "Good time" by Owl City

I started playing volleyball at age 12
My favorite memory playing volleyball is when I played on the USA High Performance Team
I enjoy playing the sport because it is a lot of fun

The farthest place from home I've been is the Virgin Islands
This summer I was an assistant coach for a 16's volleyball team
The best place on campus is the outdoor pool!
The most influential people in my life are my mom and dad
If I could spend a day with anyone in history, it would be Michael Jordan
If I were a superhero, my power would be the ability to fly
If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be fajitas
My favorite class at UM was my sports administration class
If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be swimming
My nicknames are Blairbear and Barb (since my first name is actually Barbara)
After graduating I hope to travel

Be sure to follow UM volleyball on Twitter (@CanesVB) for the latest news on the squad. For just $50, secure a ticket to every home Hurricane soccer and volleyball match. Season tickets to the home volleyball schedule at the Knight Complex can be purchased for $35, with single match tickets available for as low as $3. Call 1-800-GO-CANES to order your tickets today.