Golden Eagle Flyby with Makareta Rademakers
Rademakers is one of 11 international players to play volleyball at Southern Miss
This week in the Golden Eagle Flyby feature, we sat down with junior setter Makareta Rademakers in a quick Q&A.
Rademakers is a media production major from Christchurch, New Zealand and she is one of 11 international players to play volleyball at Southern Miss in the past 24 years. During her career as a setter for Southern Miss, she has played in 33 matches. In 2014, she posted 259 assists and a career high 45 assists against Alabama A&M on September 19.
Q: What brought you to Southern Miss?
MR: I came to Southern Miss because there is a wide variety of academic options and the opportunity to play volleyball at a high level.
Q: Describe your hometown.
MR: Christchurch is the garden city of New Zealand. We have many beautiful gardens and rivers.
Q: Prior to a competition/ game, do you have any superstitions or rituals?
MR: Prior to a competition, I like to listen to my favorite band... Six GO... They are from New Zealand.
Q: Describe your ideal day from start to finish.
MR: My ideal day consists of relaxing on a beach with music playing.
Q: Describe yourself in four words.
MR: I would describe myself as goofy, chill, free-spirited, and weird.
Q: If you could choose a super power, what would it be? Why?
MR: My super power would be to Blue Skidoo (Blue's Clues) into any picture. With this power, I can time travel back into my favorite moments or travel anywhere in the world.