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
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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