April 1, 2014

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No. 22 Cara Facchina
Women’s Lacrosse
Senior, Attacker
Glenwood, Md.

Cara Facchina, a native of Glenwood, Md., is a captain for the Ohio State women’s lacrosse team this year. An industrial and systems engineering major who is a three-time OSU Scholar Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree, Facchina recently topped the 100-career point milestone and has helped the Buckeyes to an 8-4 overall mark and a 1-1 record in conference play.

Student Life
Do you prefer Oval Beach in the Fall or Spring (or maybe the Winter)? – Definitely Spring!
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? – Center…not too close, not too far
Most underrated place to study on campus – Denney Hall classrooms during finals week
Why did you choose to major in Industrial and Systems Engineering? – I have always been intrigued with how things work and interested in ways to design products and systems to be more efficient

Popular Culture
Favorite TV show – House of Cards, Shark Tank
Favorite movie – Sound of Music
Favorite book and/or magazine – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Favorite celebrity – Will Ferrell
Favorite singer or musical group – Kenny Chesney
Last concert I attended was – The Band Perry

Favorite pro sports team – Washington Redskins
Favorite athlete – J.J. Redick
The athlete I would most like to compete against – Maria Sharapova (in tennis)
Favorite athletic memory – Scoring the game winner against Vanderbilt in the conference tournament my sophomore year
Team you’re most looking forward to competing against – Penn State

Most interesting place I’ve visited – Dominican Republic
Place I would like to visit – Italy

Favorite home cooked meal – steak, mashed potatoes, and asparagus
Favorite snack food – pretzel crisps and hummus, dark chocolate pomegranate
Guilty pleasure snack and/or food -Salt and Vinegar Chips

Person I most admire – My parents
In 10 years, I would like to be – Happily married with a couple of kids
If I had a million dollars, I would – Travel Europe with my family and friends
I would like to trade places for a day with – Carrie Underwood
Best piece of advice you’ve received – “Leave the place better than you found it” – My mom
If you could have dinner with any 3 people (alive or dead), who would they be and what/where would you eat – Jesus, Pope Francis, and my three grandparents who are no longer living
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend – CMA Music Festival
Do you have an interesting nickname? – Carebear
What is your hometown known for? – Maryland Crabs
Pop or Soda? – Soda
Cats or Dogs? – Neither!
Early Bird or Night Owl? – Night Owl
Would you be the O, H, I or the O? – first O