PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Dec. 16, 2013) - With the 2014 gymnastics season quickly approaching, get to know the Scarlet Knights. The season starts Jan. 11, 2014 against New Hampshire at the Livingston Recreation Center.
To continue the series, ScarletKnights.com introduces you to sophomore Katie Stebick...
Hometown: Waterford, Pa.
High School: Fort LeBoeuf
Major/Minor: Psychology, elementary education and special education
Favorite Olympic Gymnast: Dominique Dawes, Courtney Kupets, Shawn Johnson, Sam Mikulak
Favorite Pro Athlete: Sidney Crosby, Peyton Manning
Favorite Pro Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Bills
Favorite Movies: A League of Their Own
Favorite TV Shows: The Big Bang Theory, NCIS
Favorite Foods: Mashed potatoes, baked chicken
Favorite Song Right Now: If its Country, I love it.
The farthest place from home I've been is Denver, Colo.
My favorite gymnastics memory was scoring a 9.875 as the floor anchor last year against Pittsburgh to help set a new team record.
My favorite gymnastics event to compete on is floor.
I committed to Rutgers over other schools because it allowed me to continue to compete in gymnastics while getting an outstanding education.
When I was little I always wanted to be a teacher.
After graduation I hope to teach 1st or 2nd grade and coach gymnastics.
The most influential person in my life is my dad.
My favorite midnight snack is ice cream.
An artist no one would believe I have on my iPod is Straight No Chaser.
If I could spend a day with anyone in history, it would be Steve Jobs.
If you walked into my bedroom, the first thing you would notice is a picture of my Godson.
If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be my mom’s meatloaf with mashed potatoes.
The best place at Rutgers is High Point Solutions Stadium on gameday!!
My favorite class at RU was Abnormal Psychology.
A pre-meet ritual of mine is to visualize my routines while clutching my St. Christopher's gymnast medal.
I hate to admit it, but I love to watch all the home improvement TV shows.
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be on a beach in Hawaii.
If I could play any other sport at RU, it would be track and field.
My goals for the 2014 season are to make Regionals as a team, and to personally achieve Academic All-American honors.