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Getting to Know U: Malia Nawahine

Freshman forward Malia Nawahine is featured on today's Getting to Know U.

Freshman forward Malia Nawahine is featured on today's Getting to Know U.

Sept. 20, 2013

While the Utah women's basketball team prepares for the 2013-14 season, UtahUtes.com will spotlight its new members in a daily segment, `Getting to Know U.'

2013-14 `Getting to Know U' Schedule:
Sept. 19: Wendy Anae
Sept. 20: Malia Nawahine
Sept. 21: Valerie Nawahine
Sept. 22: Devri Owens
Sept. 23: Emily Potter

Ms. Basketball: Strong will helped Nawahine lead team to perfect season by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News

Today's spotlight is on freshman forward Malia Nawahine.

What is your favorite basketball memory?
Winning a state championship.

What do you like to do when you are not playing basketball?
Take naps.

What is your favorite sport besides basketball?

Do you have a nickname? Who gave it to you?
Mal. My teammates.

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
The team, coaches and it's close to my family.

Who had the biggest influence in your life and why?
My mom because she is amazing.

My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
Temple Square.

The teammate I admire most is who, and why?
Paige (Crozon) because she's always happy.



What do you like best about Coach Levrets?
How much he cares.

What are your goals for this year?
NCAA Tournament.

What are your pregame superstitions?
Listen to Hannah Montana, Justin Bieber, High School Musical and Boyz II Men. Say a prayer.

What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
Graphic Design. Become a stay-at-home mom.

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