Softball Insider: Kortnee Wiley
The Wolf Pack softball team will be fun to watch this year because: We are loaded with talent and plan on winning the WAC again this year!
For me to improve as a player I need to: Keep working hard to improve offensively and defensively.
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Sack ‘em.
My teammates would best describe me as: Hard-working, honest, out-going.
The best place on campus is: The knowledge center.
What I like most about my hometown is: Being surrounded by my family and best friends.
Favorite thing about being at Nevada is: Meeting new people and experiencing the college lifestyle.
If I wasn't playing college softball I would be: Working and going to school at a community college back home.
A place I've never been but would love to visit: Paris.
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Favorite class: Any math class.
Favorite food: Cheeseburgers.
Least favorite food: Seafood.
Favorite color: Turquoise.
Favorite movie: The Proposal.
Favorite actor: Gerard Butler.
Favorite actress: Sandra Bullock.
Favorite TV show: ABDC.
Most prized possession: My yellow blankie I’ve had since I was born.
Where I want to be 10 years from now: Back in California, Married with at least three kids and another on the way and teaching second grade.
If I could add one team to the schedule it would be: Portland State so I can kick my cousin’s butt next year.
Favorite singer or group: Eminem.
I wear my number because: it was the same number I wore in high school.
Favorite song: Till I Collapse.
Favorite junk food: Snickers.
Most impressive person you know: My dad.
Person you would most like to trade places with for a day: Jenna Dewan because she’s married to Channing Tatum!
Person who has most influenced your athletic career: My dad.
The best advice you have ever been given: Don’t stress over what you can’t control...just have faith!
Why did you choose to attend Nevada: I chose it because it presented an opportunity to receive an education and play ball. Also, it isn’t too far from home.
The best book I have ever read: The Last Lecture.
Something people would be surprised to know about me: I was born with a club foot and when I was ten months old I was put in a cast for sixth months. The doctor said I would never be able to run fast.
If I could have dinner with any two people in history it would be: Jesus Christ and Mary.
My greatest athletic accomplishment to date is: Top Female Athlete of my graduating class.
If I won $1 million I would: Help out my family, give to charity, buy a nice house out on the water, invest some of it and spend the rest on fun things or doing things I have never done before.
A friend from another college softball team is: Hannah Williams.
My favorite sport other than softball is: Football.
If you could have any car, what would it be: Black lifted truck with tinted windows or a Mustang.
My advice to kids is: Never give up when times are rough and keep working hard because one day it will all pay off.
What is the most played song in your music library: Unstoppable.
What was your favorite childhood toy: Barbies.
My biggest fan: My parents.
Individual goals for the season: Get an opportunity to prove myself and when that time comes, excel!
Biggest pet peeve: When people blow their nose when I am eating.
If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: Survivor
Extreme sport I would like to try: Sky Diving
If stranded on a deserted island, three things I would take with me: Sun-tanning lotion, a knife, a comfy blanket.