Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Shelby Miller
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Shelby Miller
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Feb. 5, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is two days away from its season opener against Louisville Feb. 7 in the FAU "Kickoff Classic" in Boca Raton, Fla. After meeting the freshmen, sophomores and juniors, fans can get to know the seniors of the NIU softball team on NIUHuskies.com. Today's featured Huskie is Shelby Miller.

Favorite Food/Meal:
Home cooked steak and potatoes

Favorite Movie:
Bridesmaids

Favorite Sports Movie:
Remember the Titans

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Jessica Mendoza or Alex Gordon (KC Royals)

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
Freshman year--hitting a homerun against Ball State as a pinch hitter to take the lead and win the game.

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
Kansas City Royals

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):
Spongebob

Favorite Book:
Hunger Games

Favorite Music Artist:
Any country music

Favorite TV Show:
How I Met Your Mother

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Tom Cruise

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

Hobbies:
Movies, Running

Dream Vacation:
Travel Europe

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
Buy all of NIU Softball's raffle tickets, and a new video board for the softball field.

Favorite City:
DeKalb, IL

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:
Baseball, Football

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My mom- Laurie Miller.

Someday I Would Like to Meet:
Michelle Obama

Favorite Quote:
"Everything happens for a reason."

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

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Teaching assistant in high school and NIU

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A professional softball player

Nicknames:
Shelb, Smil (high school)

 

 

Hidden Talent:
I can whistle with my fingers

If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
June Carter, President Lincoln, Johnny Cash

Greatest Childhood Fear:
The dark

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
Surrounded by so much Huskie pride.

People Think I Look Like:
My mom