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    Get To Know...Karly Roser

    Sophomore guard Karly Roser ranks second in the Big Ten with 6.3 assists per game.

    Sophomore guard Karly Roser ranks second in the Big Ten with 6.3 assists per game.

    Jan. 14, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Did you know that Karly Roser is classically trained pianist or that her dream job is to be a part-time neurologist and professional basketball player? You can find out much more about the sophomore point guard from Hamilton, Ontario, with the latest Get To Know Q&A below.

    This Q&A first ran in the Northwestern women’s basketball gameday program. Be sure to pick up your copy on Thursday, when the 'Cats host Michigan at 7 p.m., to read about another member of the Northwestern women’s basketball team! Each gameday program will feature a new Q&A and is available for purchase for just $2 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.



    Read on to find out more about Karly Roser:

    NAME:  Karly Roser

    Year: Sophomore

    Hometown: Hamilton, ON, Canada

    High School: St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School

    Nicknames: Kar, Karl, Karls Barkely

    TV show that I can’t miss: White Collar and Criminal Minds

    If I could trade places with anyone for one day, it would be….: Emma Stone

    Favorite website: Netflix

    Person I’d most like to meet: Steve Nash

    Dream job: Part-time neurologist and professional basketball player!

    The best thing about being a Wildcat is…: The family atmosphere

    Favorite food: Nutella

    Favorite dessert: Anything with chocolate

    Vacation spot I’d like to visit: Australia, Hawaii

    Favorite movies: Hunger Games, Remember the Titans, Anchorman, The Other Guys, Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

    Favorite actor: Will Ferrell

    Favorite actress: Mila Kunis and Emma Stone

    Favorite professional sports team: Chicago Bulls

    Sport other than basketball that I’m best at: Track and field

    Sport other than basketball that I wish I was good at: I used to be good at tennis and I wish I could get all my skill back!

    Personal career basketball highlight: World Champions in 2007 for the International Children’s Games.

    Favorite opposing arena to play in: Nebraska

    Describe Coach McKeown in five words or less: Enthusiastic, passionate

    In my free time, I like to…: Watch movies, sleep and hang out.

    I chose Northwestern because…: The unique combination of excellent academics and athletics

    Major (if chosen): Pre-med, but undecided major. Leaning toward cognitive science.

    Favorite class at Northwestern: Psychology

    Something people may not know about me is…: I am a classically trained pianist and I was one year away from becoming a certified teacher.

    Who is the best singer on the team?: Kendall Hackney

    Who is the best dancer on the team?: Lauren Douglas

    Who is the best cook on the team?: The best baker is definitely Kate Popovec, I’m not sure who the best cook is though.


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