Getting To Know:

GO HUSKIES Rebecca Rupard
GO HUSKIES
Rebecca Rupard
GO HUSKIES

Jan. 25, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is 13 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 Rebecca Rupard.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Chicken & mashed potatoes & gravy

Favorite Movie:
For Love of the Game

Favorite Sports Movie:
Miracle

Favorite Professional Athlete:
David Freese

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
SpongeBob

Favorite Book:
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

Favorite Music Artist:
Keith Urban

Favorite TV Show:
The Bachelor

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Channing Tatum

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

Hobbies:
Sports

Dream Vacation:
Hawaii

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Buy a nice car

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
Watching baseball, playing basketball

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My dad

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
Mike Trout

Favorite Quote:
"Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out."

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

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A professional athlete

Nicknames:
Bec

Hidden Talent:
Cutting hair

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Snakes and spiders