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SAAC Spotlight: Central Washington's Sydney Remsberg
Sydney Remsberg (black jersey) appeared in 29 matches and started in two as a freshman in 2019, finishing with nine kills and 2.41 assists per set.
Sydney Remsberg (black jersey) appeared in 29 matches and started in two as a freshman in 2019, finishing with nine kills and 2.41 assists per set.
Sydney Remsberg
Sydney Remsberg

Friday, January 22, 2021

Part of a regular series.

Throughout the year, GNACsports.com uses this space to profile conference student-athletes who are members of their respective institutions’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). In addition to providing feedback on the student-athlete experience, conference and institutional SAAC members also offer input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses.

Name: Sydney Remsberg
Sport:
Volleyball
Institution:
Central Washington University
Year:
Sophomore
Major:
Business Marketing
Hometown:
Yakima, Washington

Why Did You Choose To Attend Central Washington?: The volleyball program is full of awesome teammates and nice coaches.

What Is Your Favorite Class You Have Taken And Why?: Academic Writing was my favorite class because it opened up my eyes to the universe. It was a fun and interesting class.

Who Is Your Favorite Professor And What Did You Enjoy About Learning From Him Or Her?: My favorite professor is Adrienne Sorenson because she always cares about how much her students learn.

Years Involved In SAAC: One year.

The Reason You Chose To Get Involved In SAAC: It seemed like too much fun to pass up.

Most Memorable SAAC Activity To Date: Lip-sync battle.

How Do You Feel Participating In SAAC Will Help You In Life After You Graduate?: It will set me up to become a leader and work well in a group setting. Being in SAAC teaches me how to be a better teammate.

What Does It Mean To You To Be A Division II Student-Athlete?: It means I have to hold myself to a higher standard and prove myself.

What Is The Most Important Thing You’ve Learned About Balancing Athletics And Academics?: Time management is the most important aspect of being a student-athlete.

Biggest Obstacle Overcome During Your Collegiate Career: The COVID-19 pandemic.

Favorite Thing About Competing In The GNAC: The rivalries that we build.

Most Memorable Sports-Related Moment: Beating Alaska last season on Halloween in five sets.

Current Mentor(s): Mal Stewman.

Best Advice You’d Give To An Incoming Freshman: Reach out and meet as many people as possible. You will meet your best friends in college so just go for it.

If You Could Spend The Day With One Person (Past Or Present), Who Would It Be (And Why)?: My dad. He teaches me how to be selfless and help others every day. He motivates me to be a better person.

Favorite Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks.

Favorite Athlete: Russell Wilson.

One Thing People Don’t Know About You Is: I enjoy pushing the limits outside of school.

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