Maggie Zentgraf in action.

20 Questions with Maggie Zentgraf

March 20, 2009

Junior attack Maggie Zentgraf has seen action in all eight games this season. The Charlottesville, VA native has contributed three goals and one assist in her appearances during the 2009 campaign.

1. What’s the most notable thing about your hometown?

The country, because I grew up in the country, and that’s my favorite part of Virginia.

2. What is your cell phone ring tone right now?

“My Moon, My Man” by Feist

3. If you could be on any reality show, which would it be?

I don’t really watch TV, so I don’t know, maybe American Idol.

4. If a movie was made about your life, what would the title be and who would play you?

“Pride Still Matters” and who would play me? Nobody famous.

5. Where is the most interesting place you have traveled?

Lander, Wyoming. I went there for a backpacking trip. It’s not actually an interesting place, but it was an interesting trip.

6. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your life, what would you eat?


7. Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?

In high school I used to run about mile before every game, just to clear my head. And now, I listen to music. Well, I listen to one song: “Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin.

8. When you were younger, what were you always getting in trouble for?

I didn’t really get in trouble a lot when I was younger. Not listening to my parents, I guess.

9. What’s your worst habit?


10. Which has been the biggest game of your career?

When we played Syracuse last year. I had a goal that put us ahead at a really crucial time.

11. Do you have any nicknames?

Yes. A lot. Magnolia. Mag-a-lag-a-ding-dong. Maggada-haggada. Marge. There’s more.

12. What is your favorite memory with your Irish teammates?

I’d have to say when we went to Europe after my freshman year. Everything that happened there was just awesome. Even the bus rides when we were just half awake, and walking around Ireland and England. It was just sweet.

13. Who was the most famous person you have ever met?

Sissy Spacek.

14. What’s your theme song?

“Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin

15. What is your most embarrassing moment on the field?

There’s a picture of me playing one time, and I’m picking a wedgie.

16. Where is your favorite place at Notre Dame?

It’s funny because I don’t go there anymore, but Bond Hall used to be my favorite place. My freshman year I was an architect.

17. Growing up playing lacrosse, I always pretended to be …

My brother, Aaron.

18. Other than the Irish, what is your favorite sports team?

I don’t have one. I’m not really a sports person.

19. What do you miss the most about being at home?

Being able to be in the mountains, and going out to the farm I grew up on.

20. What does being part of the Fighting Irish mean to you?

It means a lot, because everyone works so hard, and we all work hard together. This has been a really hard year and everyone’s stuck together. I came from a small town where no one was really any good at lacrosse, and I came here, and I got worked hard for two years, so now, it’s just the pride. It means a lot.