December 23, 2013

Getting to Know the Team: Redshirt Senior Forward Mya Olivier

As part of a weekly series, FullertonTitans.com will introduce you each one of the student athletes of the Cal State Fullerton women's basketball team. This week, we introduce you to senior forward Mya Olivier who hails from Laguna Beach, Calif. (Mater Dei HS). Olivier is a three-year letter winner and was named to the All-Big West Tournament Team last season.

"SHORT SHOTS"

Q: One thing you can't live without…
A: My phone!

Q:
 One word to describe you…
A: Friendly

Q:
 Favorite movie…
A: Act of Valor

Q:
 Favorite Actor…
A: Channing Tatum

Q:
 Favorite Actress…
A: Jennifer Lawrence

Q:
 Favorite TV Show…
A: "The Walking Dead" 

Q: Favorite Sports Team…
A: Los Angeles Lakers

Q: Funniest Teammate…
A: Junior forward Xava Grooms


"EXPLAIN YOURSELF"

Q: I became a Titan because...

A: I wanted to play close to home and I liked the team and school. 

Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...

A: Doing all the different handshakes with my teammates.

Q: The toughest team I have ever played against...

A: Gonzaga Bulldogs during the 2012-13 season.

Q: The toughest player I have ever faced is...

A: Cal Poly's Kristina Santiago

Q: The most memorable place I have ever played a basketball game...

A: Oklahoma during my freshman season is the most memorable because of the atmosphere.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up...

A: I wanted to be a ballet dancer because I loved to dance when I was little

Q: The team I would most like Coach Park to add to the Fullerton schedule (and why)?...

A: UCONN.

Q: If I could play a sport OTHER than basketball, it would be...

A: Tennis! I used to play when I was younger. 

Q: If I were stranded on a desert island, and I could only bring one thing, it would be...

A: My phone!

Q: I would like to switch places for one day with (and why?)...

A: Jennifer Lawrence

Q: My favorite basketball moment was...

A: Hitting the game-tying three pointer against Pacific last season in the Big West Conference Tournament semifinals at the  Honda Center.

Q: If I could invite two famous people to dinner, I would choose...

A: Ellen Degeneres

Q: If I could have a super hero power it would be...

A: Flying