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Pump up the volume

Pump up the volume

Student-athletes on the songs that get them ready to play

November 2, 2012 at 12:47pm

By Sissi Aguila ’99, MA ’08 | Photos by Doug Garland ’10

The right song can get an athlete’s mind right. Whether it’s the lyrics of a hip-hop song motivating a football player to leave it all on the field, a latin beat bringing the volleyball team together before a big game, or the music of a close friend inspiring a basketball player to bring home the victory, FIU’s student-athletes rely on their playlists to get them in the zone.

FIU Magazine asked student-athletes from a variety of sports what song gets them pumped up before a game. Click on the photos below to listen to why their track helps them give their best performance.