Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Kali Kossakowski
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Kali Kossakowski
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Jan. 22, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is 16 days away from its season opener against Louisville Feb. 7 in the FAU "Kickoff Classic" in Boca Raton, Fla. From now until Opening Day, fans can get to know all 18 members of the NIU softball team on NIUHuskies.com. Today's Huskie is Kali Kossakowski.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Chinese shrimp friend ice and shrimp kow

Favorite Movie:
Tarzan

Favorite Sports Movie:
Miracle

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Jonathan Toews

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
Watching NIU in the Orange Bowl on TV

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
Blackhawks

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
Dragon Tales

Favorite Book:
Safe Haven

Favorite Music Artist:
Luke Bryan

Favorite TV Show:
Grey's Anatomy

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Josh Duhamel

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Driving through the mountains in Colorado

Hobbies:
Baking and cooking

Dream Vacation:
Fiji

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Buy a decked out Jeep Wrangler, four wheelers, a mini plane, wave runners, and of course a nice house for my family.

Favorite City:
Chicago

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
Hockey

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My mom

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
Jesus

Favorite Quote:
"Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear" - Ambrose Redmoon

Favorite Subject in School (K-8th Grade):
Math

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Art

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A doctor

Nicknames:
Koz

Hidden Talent:
Sketching

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
Jim Thorpe, my great grandmother, Babe Ruth

 

 

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Snakes

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
My big softball family!

People Think I Look Like:
Jessica Biel