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Canes' Corner with Julia Giampaolo

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 08/26/2013
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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 senior defensive specialist Julia Giampaolo.

Name: Julia Giampaolo
Hometown: Torrington, CT
High School: Torrington High School
Major: Athletic Training

I committed to Miami over other schools because: it presented a perfect opportunity to combine high quality education and athletics.

When I think of Miami volleyball, I think of: family.

My favorite part of being a Hurricane volleyball player is: the memories and experiences I share with my teammates.

If I had to describe the team in one word it would be: "dedicated."

Coral Gables is different from my hometown because: it's beautiful!

The biggest adjustment from high school to college has been: being away from my loved ones at home.

When I committed to the University of Miami, I felt: proud.

I love volleyball because: I have played it all my life.

My favorite moment in my volleyball career was: putting on a UM jersey for the first time my freshman year.

I started playing volleyball at age: 10.

Favorite Athlete: LeBron James/Tiger Woods

Favorite Professional Sports Team: NY Giants

Favorite Meal: My mom's homemade lasagna

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids

Favorite Movie: Titanic

Favorite TV Show: Fresh Prince

My first pet was: a German shepherd.

My favorite place on campus is: the student center.

My favorite University of Miami alumni is: Vinny Testaverde.

The farthest place from home I've been is: Jamaica.

My favorite class at UM has been: Anatomy with Dr. Harriell.

If I could take a vacation anywhere in the world, I would travel to: Italy.

In my spare time, I like to: go to the beach.

My favorite sport to watch on TV is: basketball.

My nicknames are: Jules or Gulia.

My pregame rituals are: praying and looking at a picture of my grandparents.

Schedule
 
Friday, October 31
Volleyball at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.
6:00 PM
Sunday, November 02
Volleyball at NC State
Raleigh, N.C.
1:00 PM
RSN/ESPN3
Friday, November 07
Volleyball vs. Louisville
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Sunday, November 09
Volleyball vs. Virginia
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Friday, November 14
Volleyball at Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa.
7:00 PM
Friday, November 21
Volleyball vs. Syracuse
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Sunday, November 23
Volleyball vs. Boston College
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Wednesday, November 26
Volleyball at Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga.
6:00 PM
Friday, November 28
Volleyball at Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla.
1:00 PM
Friday, December 05
Volleyball at NCAA 1st & 2nd Round
TBA
TBA
Friday, December 12
Volleyball at NCAA Regionals
TBA
TBA
Thursday, December 18
Volleyball at NCAA Finals
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
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