May 6, 2009
Name: Kristin Austin
Post-college ambition: Pediatric Nurse
Person with greatest influence in athletic career: My parents
Biggest thrill in sports: Beating Michigan this year.
Athlete you most admire: Jackie Joyner Kersey
What impresses you most about your coach(es): Their determination and love of the game.
What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: Being away from my family
Hobbies and outside interests: Reading, running, sleep
Pre-competition superstition: I don't step on the lines ever.
Favorite movie(s): Bad News Bears, Love and Basketball, The Sandlot
Favorite TV show(s): Grey's Anatomy
Favorite musical group/artist: Rascal Flatts
Favorite foods: Mashed potatoes
Favorite class: Anatomy and Physiology
Favorite book: Tuesday's With Morrie
Favorite funny movie quote: "You're killin' me smalls!." - The Sandlot
Favorite professional team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite sports writer or announcer: Jessica Mendoza
A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: I can touch my nose with my tongue
Person you'd most like to meet: Jackie Joyner Kersey
Words that describes you best are: Goofy, determined
Best advice you've gotten about sports: "If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, you can't."
What people should know about you but probably don't: I used to be a ballerina and tap dancer.
If they filmed a movie of your life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Reece Witherspoon - One Laugh at a Time
If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be:
Why you chose U of L: The facilities, coaches and girls (teammates)
Best part of being an athlete: Getting to travel around the country and represent my school
The moment you realized you were really good at your sport:
While I was being recruited.
If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: Pay for nursing school
The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: I got hit with the ball while running to first.
What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Summer!