maria


maria

Hometown:  Warren, Ohio

College: Cleveland State University

Tenure as a Cavalier Girl: 1st year dancer

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Cavaliers’ Legend: Mark Price

Style of Dance: Jazz

Quote: “Sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. And I promise you, something great will come of it.” -We Bought A Zoo

Cleveland Restaurant: Lago

Article of Clothing: Booties

Phone App: Snapchat

Book: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Movie: The Last Song

Movie Character: Jennifer Lawrence

TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy

Holiday: Christmas

Charity: Make a Wish Foundation


More Questions!

What is your junk food weakness? Chocolate. Specifically, brownies :)

Who is your “celebrity crush”? Liam Hemsworth

What is your dream date? I prefer spontaneous and adventurous dates.

What is your dream job? Pediatrician

What is your biggest fear? Snakes

Do you have any pets? Yes, I have a cat named Louie and a dog named Bailey.

Who is the most inspirational person in your life? My dance teacher, Natalie Ross-Pacheco.

What is your dream vacation destination? Bali

If you had to pick two famous people to be your parents who would you choose? Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Gosling

List 5 words that describe you: passionate, caring, determined, intelligent, strong


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What is one thing most people would be surprised to know about you? I love to scuba dive.

Do you have any nicknames? No.

What is your biggest accomplishment? Being accepted as a pre-med student into the college of my choice and becoming a Cavalier Girl.

What is a failure you learned from? Don’t let failure get in your head. You are good enough. You just have to believe it and work hard for it.

What famous person (dead or alive) would you like to have dinner with? why? Abraham Lincoln because I admire his wisdom, courage, honesty, and intelligence. I love history, and it would be really cool to meet a president.

What is your guilty pleasure? All ice cream, but mainly chocolate and peanut butter.

What would be your super power? Invisibility

What celebrity would play you in a movie about yourself? Megan Fox

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I am most proud of: Graduating with a 4.0 in all honors classes on top of dance and multiple extracurricular activities.

I’ve always wanted to: skydive.

What is your dance background and experience? I have been dancing for fifteen years and competed for thirteen of those. I have trained in all different kinds of styles such as jazz, hip hop, contemporary, ballet, tap, ballroom, and Bollywood.

Why did you decide to audition for Cavalier Girls? Ever since I was a young girl, I have been coming to perform at a halftime show with my studio. I have always looked up to the Cavalier Girls and aspired to be one of them.

What do you like most about being a part of Cavalier Girls? I love being able to meet new people from every walk of life who represent the city of Cleveland so well.

Most memorable Cavalier Girl moment so far? Traveling to Cedar Pointe with my teammates. It was the first time we all got to be together since auditions and we were really able to bond.

If you can say anything to Cavalier fans, what would you say? Thank you for being so supportive and representing Cleveland in the best way possible. I cannot wait to spend this season with all of you.

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