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.
Home cooked steak and potatoes
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):
Favorite Music Artist:
Any country music
Favorite TV Show:
How I Met Your Mother
Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Trip to the Orange Bowl
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 Sport Outside of Softball:
Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My mom- Laurie Miller.
Someday I Would Like to Meet:
"Everything happens for a reason."
Favorite Subject in School (K-8th Grade):
Favorite Class (High School or NIU):
Teaching assistant in high school and NIU
Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A professional softball player
Shelb, Smil (high school)
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:
Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
Surrounded by so much Huskie pride.
People Think I Look Like: