Getting to Know the Team: Junior Forward Xava Grooms

As part of a weekly series, will introduce you each one of the student athletes of the Cal State Fullerton women's basketball team. This week, we introduce you to junior forward Xava Grooms who hails from Granada Hills, Calif. Grooms is a one-year letter winner and transferred from Utah State after her freshman season. 


Q: One thing you can't live without…
A: Internet 

 One word to describe you…
A: Weird

 Favorite game show…
A: Jeopardy

 Favorite movie…
A: Little Rascals

 Favorite Actor…
A: Will Smith

 Favorite Actress…
A: Gabrielle Union

 Favorite TV Show…
A: "The Office" 

 Favorite Sports Team…
A: Los Angeles Lakers

 Funniest Teammate…
A: Senior guard Brianna Barfield


Q: I became a Titan because...

A: Its where I belong. 

Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...

A: Rapping to Eminem 

Q: The best advice I have ever received is...

A: "Don't dwell on the things you can't control".

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: Sugar Rodgers, we played against her last season when we played Georgetown.

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

A: New Mexico State I played there during my sophomore 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: Engineer.

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

A: Utah State! Since that was my last team

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

A: Volleyball

Q: In 10 years, I would like to...
A: Have a PhD

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

A: A book of engineering problems!

Q: I would like to switch places for one day with...

A: President Barack Obama

Q: My favorite quote/saying by Coach Park is..

A: "Boom"

Q: My favorite basketball moment was...

A: Last season's run to the Big West semifinals. 

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

A: John Wooden, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, and Kobe Bryant

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

A: Mind-Reading.


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Wed Jan 24
7:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UC Davis
Sat Jan 27
6:00 PM
Cal Poly
at Cal State Fullerton
Wed Jan 31
7:00 PM
UC Irvine
at Cal State Fullerton
Thu Feb 08
10:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Hawai'i
Sat Feb 10
6:00 PM
UC Santa Barbara
at Cal State Fullerton
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