Andrea Staples: Leave No Pin Standing

by TRAVIS GERLACH, CSU Public Relations Intern

Andrea Staples – Senior Bowling Team Captain

On this segment of the Maverick Spotlight, the inSIDER features MSU Bowling player Andrea Staples. Staples is from Sioux Falls, SD. It’s Andrea’s fourth year on the team and is senior captain! In 2018 Staples won the Great Lakes Bowling Conference MVP and All-tournament Team amongst many other accomplishments.

Let’s put Staples into the spotlight!

  1. What three words best describe you? Reliable, Hardworking, Energetic
  2. What tops your list of pet peeves?  When something needs to get cleaned and it doesn’t. When you ask someone to get something done and it doesn’t get done
  3. If you could be any animal, what would it be and why? Dolphin because I like them, and I think they are a cool animal 
  4. Who is your all-time favorite sports star? Danielle McEwan 
  5. What is your most prized possession? Pictures with friends and family 
  6. What three items can always be found in your refrigerator? Pop, Condiments, Water 
  7. If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Bowl & Clean/organize
  8. What skill would you like to master? Spare shooting 
  9. What movie title best describes your life? Just Go With It 
  10. What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?  Getting All American Second team at national level
  11. What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of? Reddit
  12. If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have? Professional bowler
  13. Who inspires you to be better? Family/Friends 
  14. What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Do something off their bucket list 
  15. If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Invisibility 
  16. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? I would save money first then go on vacation
  17. If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? Going to nationals 
  18. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? I like to be able to call it home. I like how it makes it feel like we are all connected and like family. 

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