Canes' Corner with Savanah Leaf
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Canes' Corner is a Q&A series looking at the 2013 Miami volleyball team.
Each day leading up to the beginning of volleyball season on Aug. 30, a new Canes' Corner will be released giving @CanesVB fans a chance to get to know their favorite players.
This edition of Canes' Corner features junior outside hitter Savanah Leaf.
Name: Savanah Leaf
Hometown: San Anselmo, CA
High School: Marin Academy
Major: Psychology/Human Development
I committed to Miami over other schools because: it was the best fit at that moment in time.
When I think of Miami volleyball, I think of: teamwork.
My favorite part of being a Hurricane volleyball player is: competing with the best and against the best.
If I had to describe the team in one word it would be: "athletic."
Coral Gables is different from my hometown because it is: a lot quieter.
The biggest adjustment from high school to college has been: increased responsibilities.
When I committed to the University of Miami, I felt: excited and hyped.
I love volleyball because: it is fast paced and all about effort.
My favorite moment in my volleyball career was: playing in the Olympics.
I started playing volleyball at age: 10
Favorite Athlete: Jessica Ennis
Favorite Professional Sports Team: The Warriors (NBA)
Favorite Meal: Thanksgiving
Favorite Candy: Mints or Kit-Kat
Favorite Movie: Fruitvale Station
Favorite TV Show: Law & Order: SVU
Favorite Music Artist: The Weeknd
My first pet was: a goldfish.
My favorite place on campus is: the lake.
My favorite University of Miami alumni is: The Rock.
The farthest place from home I've been is: Australia.
If I could be any celebrity, I would be: Beyonce.
My favorite class at UM has been: PSY: Child Development.
My favorite car is: a Range Rover.
If I could take a vacation anywhere in the world, I would travel to: Maldives.
In my spare time, I like to: watch movies or sing.
My favorite sport to watch on TV is: basketball.
My nickname is: Savvy.
My pregame rituals are: organizing clothes, praying, getting hyped, and listening to music.