Inside ACCess: Meet the 2010 ACC Postgraduate Scholars - Part 2

May 10, 2010

ACC Postgraduate Scholars
If you had to pick a favorite athlete, who would you pick and why? If offered a guest star role on a TV show, I would pick . . . My most memorable moment on the field was . . . My nickname is . . . Everyone should know that my sport is . . .

My best friend would say that I'm . . .

Michelle Nance
Clemson University

Michelle Akers, former member of the US Women's National Soccer Team, because she excelled regardless of a long-term debilitating medical condition.

America's Next Best Dance Crew, so I could show off my 'fantastic' dance skills. Crossing the finish line first at the ACCs my junior year and winning the V8 race for the first-time in our school's history.

Nancy Pants.

Hard; just because it looks graceful doesn't make it easy..


Alana Clooten
Georgia Tech
Track & Field

Reggie Miller (basketball) because he always made the game-winning shots and delivered when he had to. House, M.D. Making it to the NCAA's Bruiser. Tough to excel in technically. Competitive.
Christina Nelson
Track & Field

None. Ellen. Anytime I hit a qualifying standard and when my relay teams win. Nels or Lu Lu. Extremely mental and time consuming, but very rewarding. Sensitive, but strong.
Whitney Neuhauser
Women's Golf

Rafael Nadal, because he plays with an unmatched emotion and passion in his sport. Grey's Anatomy. Finishing in the final 8 of the '08 US Women's Amateur. Pita; My coach nicknamed me this after I left my 8 iron in Charlottesville the day before nationals began in Alberquerque, N.M. We had to overnight it to make it for my tee time! Not just for people who are unathletic! It might also be the most frustrating and challenging. Really stubborn and hyper.
Paul LaPenna
Virginia Tech
Cross Country/Track

Ryan Hall: He is a voice for what he believes. Seinfeld. My All-Region Performance in Cross Country. Puddles. Lonesome. In Love with Jesus.