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Get to know junior infielder Calli Van Gorden

By Armand Klisivitch
On May 6, 2019

Castleton University junior Calli Van Gorden, an infielder on the softball team, trains with fellow UVM/Castleton ROTC members at Camp Ethan Allen in Jericho, Vermont. Photo Courtsey of Calli Van Gorden 

Calli Van Gorden may be known at Castleton for her role as an infielder on the softball team, but the Stillwater, New Jersey native has a lot more going on, including plans for a military career. She chatted recently about life off the softball diamond.

 

Q. What is a fun fact about yourself?

A. Before every game, I drink a Red Bull.

 

Q. What’s the biggest difference between Division 1 and Division 3 sports?

A. Divison 1 is more like a job and I have more opportunities to join ROTC here at Castleton.

 

Q. Why did you decide to join the military?

A. My father was in the military and I joined the Artillery Force because it was mostly a male dominated job.

 

Q. Do you play any sports on the side?

A. Basketball and volleyball.

 

Q. What’s your major?

A. Exercise Science and Kinesiology, with a minor in Statistics

 

Q. What’s your dream job?

A. Helicopter pilot in the military.

 

Q. Early bird or night owl?

A. Military forced me to be an early bird.

 

Q. Favorite Food?

A. Cookies and quesadillas.

 

Q. If you won the lottery, what’s your first purchase?

A. I’d buy my dad his dream house, plenty of hunting land and the best cardiologist on the planet.

 

Q. Dream car?

A. Tesla

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