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Returning to U: Nakia Arquette

Today's Returning to U spotlight is on redshirt freshman Nakia Arquette.

Today's Returning to U spotlight is on redshirt freshman Nakia Arquette.

Sept. 30, 2013

While the Utah women's basketball 2013-14 campaign kicks off with practice starting this week, UtahUtes.com will spotlight its returning members in a daily segment, `Returning to U.'

2013-14 `Returning to U' Schedule:

Sept. 30: Nakia Arquette
Oct. 1: Paige Crozon
Oct. 2: Awa Kalmstrom
Oct. 3: Danielle Rodriguez

Oct. 4: Ciera Dunbar
Oct. 5: Cheyenne Wilson

Oct. 6: Michelle Plouffe
Oct. 7: Ariel Reynolds
Oct. 8: Taryn Wicijowski

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



Today's `Returning to U' spotlight is on redshirt freshman Nakia Arquette.

What is your favorite basketball memory?
Winning state.

What is your favorite sport besides basketball?

Do you have a nickname?

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
I chose Utah because it is a great school and the scenery is beautiful. I loved the atmosphere of the town.

Who had the biggest influence in your life?
My parents. They always push me to do better and always provided everything for me.

My favorite things about Salt Lake City are:
The view.

The teammate(s) I admire most are who, and why?
Michelle Plouffe. She never quits and has a good attitude.

What do you like best about Coach Levrets?
He cares about us outside of basketball.

What are your goals for this year?
To get 100% with my knee and playing quality minutes.

What are your pregame superstitions?
I have none.

What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
Education. I want to apply for Teach for America.

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