Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Morgan Leonard
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Morgan Leonard
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Jan. 23, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is 15 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 featured Huskie is Morgan Leonard.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Mashed potatoes

Favorite Movie:
She's the Man

Favorite Sports Movie:
Remember the Titans

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Tom Brady

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
The last practice of our fall season, with all the challenges

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
New England Patriots

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
Spongebob Squarepants

Favorite Book:
Mind Gym

Favorite Music Artist:
Miley Cyrus

Favorite TV Show:
Full House

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Channing Tatum

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Maryland

Hobbies:
Eating, hiking, spending time with family and friends

Dream Vacation:
Hawaii

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Open my own business

Favorite City:
P-town (Peoria, AZ)

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
Volleyball

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
Mom and Dad

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
John Cena

Favorite Quote:
"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

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

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
English

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

Nicknames:
Morg, Mo

Hidden Talent:
My voice sounds amazing in the shower

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Helen Keller

 

 

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Monsters under my bed

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
The athletes are all one big family

People Think I Look Like:
Kendra Wilkinson

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