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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Getting To Know Daiva Tacionyte
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 02/10/2004
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Feb. 10, 2004

1. What/who is your favorite?

*Athlete:  Marion Jones
*Movie:  How Stella Got Her Groove Back
*TV show:  ER
*Restaurant:  I like too many
*Desired vacationing spot:  Currently, my home in Lithuania
*Class at WSU:  Econ 101/102
*Sport to watch in person:  Soccer & Basketball
*Thing to do outside of rowing:  During the summer I like
 bicycling, chilling by the lake, or playing soccer

2. Q: What do you want to do after school?

A: Go to graduate school in the United Kingdom, Lithuania, or the U.S. Then get a good job and maybe live in Italy or Portugal.

3. Q: What is the last CD you purchased?

A: Pharell, "Frontin"

4. Q: What do you like about the Snake River?

A: The conditions on the Snake River prepares us for everything.

5. Q: What do you like most about WSU?

A: I like the fact that it is small, yet big at the same time because you can meet someone and then never see them again.

6. Q: What is your major/area of interest?

A: International business/global politics.

7. Q: If you were stranded on an island, who would you want to be with and why?

A: I would say my boyfriend, because he's one of the closest people to me, but I would also like to have my family and friends there as well.

Daiva Tacionyte's Bio

WSU CAREER: Enters second year as a rower for Washington State University...member of novice eight crew as a freshman...crew captured San Diego Crew Classic title...crew also posted a fifth place effort at the Pac-10 Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Rowed actively while attending Nemunas...following her sophomore year was part of the eight squad that placed second and third at the Lithuania Junior Championships...also competed in 2- that placed third...won first place in 2- at the Lithuania Junior Championships as a Junior...member of the Lithuanian Junior National team...won the silver medal at the spring Birstonas Rowing Marathon.

PERSONAL: Daiva Tacionyte...born Dec. 3, 1983 in Kauno, Lithuania...father Algirdas and mother Sarunas...majoring in international business.

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