Get to Know: Marie Beck

Sophomore guard Marie Beck is in her second year with the Cougars. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Marie Beck

The three words that would best describe me are: Laid-back, friendly, shy

I'm most impressed with this at BYU: How helpful and energetic everyone is

The person I would most like to play one-on-one against is: Michael Jordan

Why do you play basketball: I love it, it's exciting

You won't see me without this: A hair tie

My favorite book is: Harry Potter

My favorite movie is: Pay It Forward

My favorite website is: My sister's family blog

What advice would you give the youth of today: Find what you love and go for it

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Travel the world

What is something people don't know about you: I love taking naps

If I had three wishes I would wish for:

1. Health for me and my family

2. Unlimited energy

3. Never have to worry about money

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Before BYU:

School Valedictorian, Ventura County Star Athlete ... AP Scholar ... Top Honors Scholar ... Three-year letterwinner in basketball ... MVP in 2007 ... Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... Second Team All League in 2006 ... First Team All League 2007 ... Second Team All County 2007 ... four-year letterwinner in softball ... three time softball MVP 2005-2007.

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