Niki Newton to be Featured at Houston Game Sunday
Jan. 15, 2004
UP CLOSE WITH NIKI
Nicknames: "Nik" and "Hulk"
Why do you wear the No. 24? I've had it since I was eight years old.
Favorite song: "So Far Away" by Staind
Favorite TV shows: "Friends" and "Will & Grace"
Favorite class at TCU: Any class with crime, justice or law
Favorite junk foods: Pizza and any type of candy
Favorite Coach Mittie quote: "Potential is a dangerous word."
Most impressive person you know: My dad
Person in history you'd like to meet: Princess Diana
First thing you'd do if you were head coach for a day: Each player would get a two-hour full-body massage
Person you'd most like to trade places with for a day: Jennifer Aniston (because Brad Pitt would never give me up!)
Most memorable moments in sports: Playing UConn last season and winning the C-USA Tournament in 2003
Best players you've ever faced: Diana Taurasi (UConn) and Tameka Catchings (Tennessee)
Craziest ambition: Skydiving and riding on a dolphin
One thing you wish you were better at: Time management
Favorite sport besides basketball: Volleyball
One possession you'd keep if you lost all but one: The Bible
Team you'd most like to see added to the schedule: UConn or Texas
Favorite ESPN SportsCenter highlight: Any Michael Jordan highlight
The best advice you've ever been given: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
Your best friends on other college teams: Ashley Browning of Texas Woman's University and Jordan Davis of Baylor
Places you've always wanted to visit but never had the chance: Italy and Paris
What motivates you? Knowing that I can do anything I put my mind on
Your dream job: A very successful defense attorney or playing in the WNBA
Why you chose to attend TCU: The great atmosphere, excellent education, and great coaches and teammates
What you've learned since coming to TCU: Growing up is tough
The best thing about playing basketball for the Lady Frogs: Knowing that we are all family and someone always has your back
Teammate who will be the biggest surprise in 2003-04: Adrianne Ross