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Posted: Thursday January 14, 2010 1:12PM; Updated: Thursday January 14, 2010 1:12PM

Cheerleader of the Week: Arizona's Vanessa

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Vanessa (right) likes America's Best Dance Crew and the Red Sox.
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Name: Vanessa Romeo
Hometown: Tucson
School: Arizona
Year: Sophomore
Major: Spanish, Secondary Education

Here is a photo gallery of Vanessa in action, and here is SI.com's Cheerleader of the Week archive.

I love my school, but I almost went to: Possibly another in-state school. But I have always been a hometown Wildcat!

My best physical feature is: My butt chin, it's good for jokes!

If I had to watch one movie on loop for ever, it would be: Dumb & Dumber, or Scarface.

If you looked at the "most played" songs on my iPod, you'd see a lot of: Old school hip-hop.

The shows I DVR/TiVo are: America's Best Dance Crew.

My favorite Web Sites are: Spanishdict.com, for all my Spanish word needs! Youtube has some pretty funny videos, too.

My favorite people to follow on Twitter are: Not really into Twitter, but I support my friend and aspiring singer/rapper, Scotty Rojas!

My worst habit is: Scrunching my forehead.

My game day superstitions are: Pumping myself up and jamming out to "Push It" by Salt-N-Pepa.

The talent I'd most like to have that I don't possess is: Breakdancing, but I pretend like I have the moves down.

These three things top my bucket list: Adopt a giraffe (they are my favorite), visit family in Italy, become an awesome high school Spanish teacher.

I'd want my last meal to be: Boneless buffalo wings, and my Nonna's stuffed artichokes.

The most embarrassing thing that's ever happened to me during a game is: Accidentally pulling down my halter uniform at my first home football game during a stunt.

Three things I'd take to a desert island are: Sunscreen, floaties, and marshmallows for the bonfire.

My favorite pro sports teams are: The Boston Red Sox, thanks to my dad's brainwashing, east coast family.

My one guilty pleasure is: Chips and salsa, can never get enough!

My celebrity crush is: Pharrell Williams.

Five people I'd like to have dinner with (living or dead) are: Nonno Romeo, The Notorious B.I.G., The Jabbawockeez, Selena and the U of A's first cheerleading team.

My friends would be surprised to know that: My mom wanted to name me Margo.

The next risk I want to take is: Conquering my fear of swimming in open ocean waters.

The worst date I've ever been on was: Fortunately I have never had a bad date, but I have been on a blind date!

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