Getting To Know:

GO HUSKIES Emily Naegele
Emily Naegele

Jan. 27, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is 11 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 After meeting the freshmen last week, fans can get to know the sophomores and juniors this week. Today's Huskie is fittingly No. 11 Emily Naegele.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Bread Shrimp

Favorite Movie:
The Notebook

Favorite Sports Movie:
The Sandlot

Favorite Professional Athlete:
A.J. Pierzynski

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
The challenges at practice

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
The Chicago White Sox

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
That's So Raven

Favorite Book:
The Hunger Games

Favorite Music Artist:
Luke Bryan

Favorite TV Show:
Big Brother

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Taylor Lautner

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Kings Island

Painting my nails

Dream Vacation:
Caribbean Cruise

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Help my brother pay for college

Favorite City:
Chetek, Wisconsin

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My mom

Someday I Would Like to Meet: Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games." - Babe Ruth

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

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Culinary Arts

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


Hidden Talent:
I can wakeboard

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
My grandpa, Babe Ruth and Johnny Cash



Greatest Childhood Fear:

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
The family feel everyone gives off

People Think I Look Like:
My father

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