Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Kristyn Barrett
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Kristyn Barrett
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Jan. 30, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is eight 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. After getting to know the freshmen last week, fans can learn about the sophomores and juniors this week. Today's Huskie is Kristyn Barrett.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Pizza

Favorite Movie:
Something Borrowed

Favorite Sports Movie:
Hoosiers

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Amber Patton

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
Competing at the MAC Championship Tournament/Game

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
Fairly OddParents

Favorite Book:
The Last Song

Favorite Music Artist:
Luke Bryan

Favorite TV Show:
The Vampire Diaries

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Chris Pine

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Going to the Orange Bowl

Hobbies:
Shopping, hanging out with friends and family

Dream Vacation:
Cruise around the Caribbean

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Go on a shopping spree and save the rest

Favorite City:
Chicago

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
Basketball

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My parents

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
Luke Bryan

Favorite Quote:
"You will never embarrass yourself by giving 100%."

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

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Exercise Physiology

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
Professional softball player

Nicknames:
Krissy Poo

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
John Wooden, Jackie Robinson, and my grandpa Ray

 

 

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Lady Bugs

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
The student-athlete community being a family

People Think I Look Like:
Kaitlyn Barrett