Nebraska's Emily Cady is entering her first season with the Huskers in 2011-12. The 6-2 freshman forward from Seward, Neb., led Seward High School to three state Nebraska Class B state titles and a 75-game winning streak to close her career. She begins her first year at Nebraska as a leading contender to earn a starting role inside for the Huskers.
Emily took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions to provide a little bit more insight about her life off the court.
Favorite TV show as a kid: Rugrats
Favorite pro team: Lakers
Favorite sports movie: Rudy
Favorite meal: Steak and Potatoes
Favorite vegetable: Broccoli
Favorite workout song: Jock Jams
What you would do with a time machine: Go back to my childhood
Celebrity crush: Paul Walker
When you're not competing, you like to: Read books
Superpower you wish you had: The ability to fly
Best friends on the team: Katie Simon and Hailie Sample
Best athlete you've competed against: Marissa Kastanek
Why you chose Nebraska: It just felt as though I belonged here
Best thing about Nebraska: Its fans!
What you want to do after college: Become an occupational therapist