PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Dec. 14, 2013) - With the 2014 gymnastics season quickly approaching, get to know the Scarlet Knights. The season starts Jan. 11, 2014 against New Hampshire at the Livingston Recreation Center.
To continue the series, ScarletKnights.com introduces you to junior Anastasia Halbig...
Hometown: Schwenksville, Pa.
High School: Gwynedd Mercy Academy
Major/Minor: Psychology, English minor
Favorite Olympic Gymnast: Dominique Dawes
Favorite Pro Athlete: Lebron James
Favorite Pro Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite Movies: Remember The Titans
Favorite TV Shows: Degrassi
Favorite Foods: French fries
Favorite Song Right Now: “All Me” by Drake
The farthest place from home I've been is Sweden.
My favorite gymnastics memory is making it to level 10 nationals and placing third with my region 7 team.
My favorite gymnastics event to compete on is beam.
I committed to Rutgers over other schools because I loved the big school atmosphere and the gymnastics program.
When I was little I always wanted to be an Olympic gymnast.
After graduation I hope to find a job I love, where I can use my psychology degree and work with kids.
The most influential person in my life is my mother.
My favorite midnight snack is popcorn.
A few artists no one would believe I have on my iPod are Broadway artists.
If I could spend a day with anyone in history, it would be Martin Luther King Jr.
If you walked into my bedroom, the first thing you would notice is my king size bed.
If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be pasta.
The best place at Rutgers is the gymnastics gym.
My favorite class at RU was Social Psychology.
A pre-meet ritual of mine is to drink blue Gatorade and eat baby Goldfish.
I hate to admit it, but I love junk food.
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be a warm city.
If I could play any other sport at RU, it would be track and field.
My goal for the 2014 season is to make it to Regionals as a team.