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How Well Do You Know Daniella Jasper And September’s Pop Quiz

How well does the soccer team know their fellow teammate Daniella Jasper? Also, September’s pop quiz with NDSU student-athletes.

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The soccer team offers up players from all over the world. Currently, Mike Regan six players from Canada on his roster. This month, we put three Canadian to the test. How well do juniors Malana Vachon and Marian Taiwo know Calgary, Alberta, native Daniella Jasper? Find out below.

 

Daniella Jasper

Marian Taiwo

Malana Vachon

The Questions

1. Favorite professional soccer team?

Jasper: Juventus

Taiwo: Barcelona
Vachon: Man City

2. Would you rather score the goal or thread the needle with a through ball and an assist?

Jasper: Score the goal

Taiwo: Score the goal +1
Vachon: 100% Score the goal (If she answers differently she’s lying) +1

3. Who is the best Canadian athlete of all-time?

Jasper: Andre de Grasse

Taiwo: Wayne Gretzky
Vachon: Christine Sinclair

4. Ronaldo or Messi?

Jasper: Ronaldo

Taiwo: Ronaldo +1
Vachon: Ronaldo +1

5. If you could live anywhere besides your hometown and Fargo, where would it be?

Jasper: Vancouver

Taiwo: Vancouver +1
Vachon: Vancouver +1

6. If you have the AUX cord, which song is coming on first?

Jasper: It depends on my mood but right now I like the song, “Loving Is Easy” by Rex Orange County

Taiwo: Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen
Vachon: Chapstick by Jacob Sartorius

7. What is your biggest pet peeve?

Jasper: When people bail on plans without telling you first

Taiwo: When people take her food without asking
Vachon: When people don’t follow through with plans +1

FINAL SCORE: Malana Vachon Wins wins 4-3

September’s Pop Quiz With NDSU Student-Athletes

Each month, we give a handful of NDSU athletes a pop quiz to uncover who they are underneath the Bison uniform. Here are the answers from September’s featured athletes.

Maggie Steffen: Volleyball

Steffen was a revelation for Jen Lopez and the Bison in her true freshman season in 2018. She appeared in 16 matches for NDSU and finished the year with 37 digs. She accumulated 11 digs in one match against Ball State, a season-high. Steffen also set a season-best mark of six kills against Georgia Southern.

If you could meet one fictional person for dinner, who would it be?
Probably Dory from Finding Nemo because neither of us would ever stop talking

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?
One Tree Hill or Stranger Things

What is the best part of the Fall?
Bison Volleyball gameday (DUH)

Game Of Thrones: Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated?
I consider it super overrated honestly

 If you were stuck on a desert island, what would be the one book you bring to read?
How to Escape a Deserted Island For Dummies.

Isaac Berg: Men’s Cross Country

Heading into his junior season, Berg has seen success at NDSU. In his true freshman campaign in 2017, he finished 28th at the Summit League Championships. He followed that up with 16th place finish at last year’s Bison Open. Berg ran a season-best 27:04.1 in the 8k at the Roy Griak Invitational last season.

If you could meet one fictional person for dinner, who would it be?
Napoleon Dynamite

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?
Stranger Things

What is the best part of the Fall?
Long runs with the fall colors

Game Of Thrones: Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated?
Haven’t watched one episode…overrated

 If you were stuck on a desert island, what would be the one book you bring to read?
The Grand Design-Stephen Hawking

Jen Dufner: Women’s Cross Country

The West Fargo, North Dakota, native is one of the key returners for Bison cross country this season. Dufner was NDSU’s number three finisher at last season’s Summit League championships, earning second-team All-Summit League honors. She finished in the top four for the Bison in all six of their meets in 2018 as well.

If you could meet one fictional person for dinner, who would it be?
Nick Miller from the TV show “New Girl”

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?
Stranger Things

What is the best part of the Fall?
Cross country season!

Game Of Thrones: Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated?
Overrated

 If you were stuck on a desert island, what would be the one book you bring to read?
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Lucas Johnson: Men’s Golf

Johnson has become a strong competitor for Steve Kennedy and Bison golf. He competed in all 11 tournaments as a true freshman, including two top-ten finishes (one being at the Summit League Championships). In 2018-19, Johnson competed in nine events, finishing with a 74.79 stroke average, the third-best mark on the team. He tied for 18th at the Summit League Championships

If you could meet one fictional person for dinner, who would it be?
Bruce Wayne/Batman

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?
Band of Brothers

What is the best part of the Fall?
Bonfires

Game Of Thrones: Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated?
Properly Rated

 If you were stuck on a desert island, what would be the one book you bring to read?
Any of the Percy Jackson novels

Garret Wegner: Football

Wegner has carried on the tradition of greatness at the punter position for Bison football. He was an All-Missouri Valley Conference First Teamer in 2018. The Lodi, Wisconsin, native was also listed on numerous All-America teams, the most notable being a 2018 STATS FCS Third Team All-America honor. He led the MVFC with 27 punts inside the 20 in 2018. Wegner is listed on the preseason FCS Punter of the Year watch list.

If you could meet one fictional person for dinner, who would it be?
Happy Gilmore, with hopes of learning a thing or two about golf

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?
One Tree Hill or Stranger Things

What is the best part of the Fall?
Football and bonfires

Game Of Thrones: Overrated, Underrated or Properly Rated?
Properly rated

 If you were stuck on a desert island, what would be the one book you bring to read?
The Bible

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