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Returning to U: Michelle Plouffe

Today's Returning to U spotlight is on senior forward Michelle Plouffe.

Today's Returning to U spotlight is on senior forward Michelle Plouffe.

Oct. 6, 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.' Today's spotlight is senior forward Michelle Plouffe.

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 senior forward Michelle Plouffe.

What is your favorite basketball memory?
Going to the London Olympics with Team Canada.

What is your favorite sport besides basketball?

What do you like to do when you are not playing basketball?
Eat, hang out, watch movies, shop.

Do you have a nickname?
Plouffe. Plouffey, Plouffetta.

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
There is a lot of stuff to do outside if you look for it.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My mom. She is the strongest woman I know and the sweetest, most caring, most supportive at the same time.

My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
The mountains.

The teammate(s) I admire most are who, and why?
Paige Crozon. She has the most positive attitude and outlook on life.

What do you like best about Coach Levrets?
He has a sense of humor ... kind of.

What are your goals for this year?
Make a run in the NCAA Tournament.
Picked in the first round of the WNBA Draft.

What are your pregame superstitions?
Listen to Background by Lecrae before I leave the locker room.

What is your major? What do you want to do after you graduate?
Communications. Play professionally and with the Canadian National Team.

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