Freshman Rachel Theriot is in her first season with the Huskers in 2012-13, and has earned substantial playing time early in the season, despite battling a preseason foot injury. The 6-0 guard from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, was an Alll-Ohio guard at Midpark High School, ranking among the nation's top 100 players.
Rachel took a few minutes out of her schedule to answer some questions to provide a little bit more insight about her life off the court.
Favorite TV show as a kid: SpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite sports movie: Love and Basketball
Favorite Professional Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Favorite meal: Mexican
Favorite vegetable: Corn
Favorite workout song: Cashin Out
Favorite class you've taken: Math
Celebrity crush: Skylar Astin
When you're not competing, you like to: hang out with friends, eat and sleep
Superpower you wish you had: the ability to fly
Pregame rituals: Fresh Braids
Best friend on the team: Courtney Aitken
Best athlete you've competed against: Kaila Barber
Why you chose Nebraska: The overall support and it just felt right.
Best thing about Nebraska: The people
What you want to do after college: Play more basketball