For Stumpf ’13, hockey is “the game that I love”
NAME: Nicole Stumpf ’13
HOMETOWN: Oakdale, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL: Hill-Murray High School
WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF: I came to St. Olaf because my sister was a student here, and I wanted to go to school with her. I also loved how the girls on the hockey team interacted and treated each other; I wanted to be a part of a team like that.
HOCKEY HISTORY: I have played since I was three years old and played boys’ hockey growing up. Before coming to St. Olaf, I played on Hill-Murray’s varsity team for four years.
PRE-GAME RITUAL: Pregame nap and soccer juggling with Kira Clunis ’14 and Margot Fleming ’14 while jamming out to music.
FAVORITE PUMP-UP SONG: “Stuntin’ Like Mufasa” and “Remember the Name”
FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE: “Mighty Ducks”
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: “Grey’s Anatomy,” “General Hospital” and “The Voice”
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Porterhouse Steak and Seafood
FAMOUS PERSONALITIES I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: The whole Kardashian family, Patrick Kane (so we can meet and I can become his wife), Reese Witherspoon and Blake Shelton.
FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN HOCKEY: Soccer
RANDOM FACT: I can flip my eyelids.
FAVORITE BOOKS: “Nineteen Minutes” and “The Hunger Games”
GOALS FOR SEASON: Win the MIAC and go to the national tournament and win the entire thing. Personally, I just want to play to the best of my abilities and have fun playing the game that I love.
- Alana Patrick