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Canes' Corner with Blair Fuentez

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 playerss.

This edition of Canes' Corner features junior setter/hitter Blair Fuentez.

Name: Blair Fuentez
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
High School: Ridgewood High School
Major: Business Management

I committed to Miami over other schools because: I wanted to go to a school that had a great business school as well as a good volleyball program.

If I had to describe the team in one word it would be: Committed

Coral Gables is different from my hometown because: Coral Gables is more tropical compared to my suburban town in New Jersey

The biggest adjustment from high school to college has been: being more responsible and having good time management.  Keeping up with school and practice. 

When I committed to the University of Miami, I felt: Excited

My favorite moment in my volleyball career was: Playing FSU at home on ESPN and winning!

I started playing volleyball at age: 12

Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan

Favorite Professional Sports Team: Houston Texans

Favorite Meal: Fajitas

Favorite Candy: Skittles

Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy

My first pet was: my dog, Brutis

My favorite University of Miami alumni is: Andre Johnson

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

My favorite sport to watch on TV is: football

My nickname is: Barb