Up Close: Cassie Myers

Cassie Myers on bars (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

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Favorite cold cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats

Favorite Brad Cattermole quote: "If you hit this bar routine, I will be nice to you for a whole week."

I chose gymnastics over other sports because: It challenged me the most.

Before a meet I: Call my family and relax.

How did I spend my off-season: I went to New York and mostly just hung out with the family.

Who has had the greatest influence on my gymnastics career and why: That's easy, my mom. She is definitely my best friend and has always thought that I am capable of anything!! I love her sooooo much!

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Have a family.

Who is the best gymnast/team I have ever faced: In college, the University of Utah.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Go to Jerusalem, but just travel in general. I love to travel!!!

One place I would like to visit: Jerusalem, but I also want to travel all over Europe.

My favorite book is: The Book of Mormon, Life of Christ, and Pride and Prejudice.

If I could play another sport it would be: Tennis.

People say I look like: In high school people called me Hillary Duff, but I beg to differ.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Murdock's History 202 class. I love history!!

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: I love to compete at the University of Utah because they always have a big crowd!

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: Family videos.

Favorite scripture: 2 Cor. 4:8-9

My favorite web site is: byucougars.com

My advice to youngsters: Make everyday count because you can never get it back and whatever you are currently doing in life; athletics, school, church, etc. give it your all! Seize the day!

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I am an only child.

If I were on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My Uncle Mark. He is really smart, loves to learn and works hard. I admire that!

If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I'd have to show you is: Campus in the fall. It's so beautiful!

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: President Hinkley, President Bush, my mom, and grandparents. Yes, I know that is a few more than three.

On the day of a meet, how do your friends and relatives follow the meet: They usually come but if it is an away meet they usually wait for my call afterwards.

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