Sports Spotlight: Hallie Moore | Observer Preps
How long have you been playing volleyball, and what got you started?
I’ve been playing since third grade. My cousin played, and I wanted to be like her.
What has been your favorite thing about playing at Orangewood?
The family atmosphere. We are just a big family, and we love each other.
You’ve been playing volleyball for a while now — why keep playing?
I don’t know, it’s just like passion for it — I just love it. I get bruises, and I just show them off.
Is there one piece of advice from Coach Diane Langmo that sticks out to you?
Just to stay positive and know that tomorrow is a new day. You can always make everything up, and it’s not that big of a deal. Just get out of your head.
Have you always played at the libero position?
No, I actually played outside, and then last year. Coach Langmo moved me to libero. and it just kind of stuck.
Are you a cat or dog person?
Dog, definitely. I just don’t like cats, because they’re mean. I have five dogs at home — two labs and three Dachshunds. My whole family are dog people.
What is your favorite color?
Green. My Jeep outside is neon green.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Australia, because of all the animals — I’m an animal lover.
If you had one last meal, what would it be?
4 Rivers’ brisket — I just love that place.
What are your plans after you graduate from Orangewood?
I’m probably going to be going to UCF, but not for volleyball — I don’t think I’m going to play in college. I want to be an orthopedic surgeon. I wanted to be a vet, but then my sister became a vet. … So then I was like, ‘I’ll help people.’