Erin Anderson

Team: Women's Volleyball Position: Middle Jersey Number: 3 Hometown: Thode, SK Birthdate: 1992 Year of eligibility: 3 Program: BA General Studies

Biography

Favorite quote?

  • Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

 

If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why?

  • I would love to go and teach children that don’t have access to schools.

 

What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically?

  • Athletically, I don’t know if I can narrow it down to one moment, but the best choice I have ever made was coming here to play volleyball.
  • Non-athletically getting baptized was a pretty unreal experience.

 

Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone?

  • My mom always encourages me to stop looking and wanting the destination but to enjoy the journey getting there. I guess I would just pass that advice on because it is something I think about daily and really makes life more enjoyable.

 

What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why?

  • John 3:30 – “He must become more and I must become less.” I read through John during September and this verse kept coming back to me. This idea of finding joy in whatever situation the Lord lays before me is something that I am really trying to strive for this year.

 

What is your career ambition?

  • I would love to be a kindergarten teacher.

 

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?

  • My parents have definitely had the biggest influence on my life. They always pushed me to do my best in everything and never let me quit anything I started. They showed me what Christ-like grace is everyday. 

 

A few of Favorites

  • TV Show? Lost
  • Ice Cream flavor? Anything coffee flavored
  • Movie? Top Gun
  • Superhero? Wonderwoman
  • Meal?  Any type of seafood
  • Piece of clothing? Shoes
  • Book?  The Giving Tree
  • Course at Briercrest? History of Medieval Ancient World
  • Vacation destination   Greece
  • Scent/smell? Coffee
  • Pro Sports Team? Roughriders
  • Pro Athlete? Don’t have a favorite
  • Genre of music? I like them all
  • Song? Can’t narrow it down.