Happy Saturday AND happy game day from GSUVB! Say hello to sophomore OH Madison Kosuda from Utica, NY!
My full name is… Madison Asker Kosuda.
My nickname is… Maddie.
My birthday is… May 14th.
My major is…Mathematics & Education.
My family members are…Joe (dad), Cynthia (mom), and brother Lucas (21 yrs.).
My family members who competed in college and/or professional athletics are…my brother, Lucas, who played soccer at MVCC.
My hobbies/interests are… tennis, swimming, camping, hiking and traveling.
I do volunteer work at/with… Relay for life, the American Heart Run and Walk, and the Boilermaker.
I chose GSU because… it was the perfect sized school for me. Also, Geneseo has an amazing Mathematics and Education department. I love the town and the supportive community.
My favorite athlete is…Megan Rapinoe.
My favorite movie is…Hot Rod.
My favorite TV show is…The Office.
My favorite sports team is…the Women’s National Soccer Team.
My favorite food is…ice cream.
My favorite place on campus is…the Green.
My favorite cartoon character is…Bugs Bunny.
My favorite vacation spot is…Wildwood, NJ.
My favorite volleyball player is…Matt Anderson.
I started volleyball in… 7th grade.
My most memorable match is…sectional finals in 10th grade.
My favorite thing about GSU Volleyball is…how our team is a family.
The best road trip I’ve ever taken was…along the Great Ocean Road in Australia.
Before every match, I…listen to music.
In off-season training, I worked on… building stronger shoulders.
This summer, I… traveled around Australia for two weeks, then worked at F.X. Matt Brewing Company, and ended summer in Poland for two weeks.
The best thing about GSU is… the people here and how welcoming everyone is.
If I wasn’t playing college volleyball, I would be… Playing in all of the intramural tournaments.
My idea of happiness is… doing what I love and making people happy at the same time.
My role models are… my grandparents and parents.
I would like to have (talent)… to be able to sing.
My fantasy job/career would be… ice cream taste tester
One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40 is… sky diving and bungee jump.
My post-college/career plans are… get my masters in education and travel.
If I could bring one thing from my hometown to college, it would be…the food.
The most unusual thing the average person would not know about me is…I do not like cheese.
I can’t live without…ice cream.
The greatest invention of the last 100 years is…the iPod.
My greatest fear is…losing everyone I care about.
If I could have one superpower, it would be…teleportation.
If I could be Coach Dunn for a day, I would…take the team to Hawaii!
We’ll see what we can do about that trip to Hawaii, Madison– but until then, check out Mad’s skills on the court TODAY as GSUVB faces two more opponents, Skidmore and Ithaca@ 10AM & 12PM!