Marijke Schouten
Marijke Schouten
Height: 5-5
Year: Fy
Hometown: Amstelveen, Netherlands
High School: International School Amsterdam
Position: Back

Getting to Know Marijke

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I was awarded the 21st Century Scholarship which allows me to get 50,000 dollars off of my tuition.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I like that everyone feels comfortable to be themselves and the family atmosphere that my swim team fosters.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Remember the Titans
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Ajax
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Dutch National Soccer team/ Ajax 
  • Favorite TV Show - How I Met Your Mother
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Jesse Owens, Sven Kramer, Edwin van der Sar
  • Childhood Idol - Nigella Lawson
  • Hobbies - Cooking, reading, eating
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Kings of Leon at Rockwerchter
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Forbes 
  • Biggest Fear - Clowns, children and dolls 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Richard Kind 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - My parents 
  • Most Prized Possession - My pink kitchenaid 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Australia/New Zealand 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Arguing that doggy paddle was a stroke in kindergarten swimming 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Beating all of my personal records by at least 4 seconds in the first meet 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Bananas 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Breathe 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Start a college fund for students who cannot afford it. 
  • Career Aspirations - Not sure yet