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As we count down to tipoff, each day GoCCUSports.com will profile the lighter side of the Chanticleer Basketball teams.

       

The 2012 Hoopla dance contest champion: Tristian Curtis

The 2012 Hoopla dance contest champion: Tristian Curtis

Oct. 31, 2012

CONWAY - As we count down to tipoff, each day GoCCUSports.com will profile the lighter side of the Chanticleer Basketball teams. Today's student-athletes to be profiled are Ressa Borkovich, and the winner of the 2012 HOOPLA dance contest, Tristian Curtis.

Tristian Curtis

  1. What is your personal goal for this season? To do the best I can to become Big South Freshman of the Year, and do whatever it takes to contribute to my team winning.
  1. What got you started in basketball? I've always been very athletic.
  1. What is your plan after college, if you do not become a professional athlete? If I do not become a professional basketball player, I would like to be a physical therapist.
  1. Where is your hometown? Nassau, Bahamas.
  1. What motivates you on the court? The will to win and my competitive spirit motivates me on the court.
  1. How do you help the team stay focused during the season? Simply by staying positive and motivating my teammates.
  1. Who is your role model? Kobe Bryant.
  1. What would you say to your biggest fan? Thank you for being my biggest fan and I will do my best to entertain you.
  1. Do you have a motto or saying you live your life by? Do unto others as you want done unto you.
  1. What is your biggest pet-peeve? Hypocrites.
  1. What is your favorite pre-game meal? Pancakes.
  1. Do you have any superstitions? I do not have any.
  1. What teams are you most excited to play this year? Clemson.
  1. What is your most favorite moment in your basketball career? Finally making it to a division one college.
  1. If you could be an animal what would you be? A jaguar.

Ressa Borkovich

  1. What is your personal goal for this season? To get some playing time and help my team.
  1. What got you started in basketball? My dad played basketball so I wanted to play to.
  1. What is your plan after college, if you do not become a professional athlete? I want to go to medical school and become a trauma surgeon.
  1. Where is your hometown? Traverse City, Michigan.
  1. What motivates you on the court? Encouragement from my coaches and teammates.
  1. How do you help the team stay focused during the season? Encouraging others to work hard helps to keep them focused.
  1. Who is your role model? My dad.
  1. Do you have a motto or saying you live your life by? Family is forever.
  1. What is your biggest pet-peeve? Loud, arrogant people.
  1. What is your favorite pre-game meal? Anything healthy.
  1. Do you have any superstitions? No.
  1. What teams are you most excited to play this year? I'm excited to scrimmage Georgia Tech and play North Carolina.
  1. What is your most favorite moment in your basketball career? Beating Traverse City Central for the 2012 conference championship while playing with a broken hand.
  1. If you could be an animal what would you be? A horse.