Tear'a Laudermill has used her quickness and defensive intelligence to earn early playing time.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Q&A with Tear'a Laudermill

By NU Athletic Communications

Nebraska's Tear'a Laudermill is in her first season with the Huskers. The freshman from Riverside, Calif., hopes to make an instant impact by supplying suffocating defense while providing some explosive offensive abilities. Laudermill is one of four true freshmen who hope to make significant contributions for the Huskers in 2011-12.

Tear'a 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: Wild Thornberrys
Favorite pro team: L.A. Lakers
Favorite sports movie: Love & Basketball
Favorite meal: Steak and Mac n Cheese
Favorite vegetable: Carrots
Favorite workout song: I Do It- Big Sean
Favorite class you've taken: Criminology
What you would do with a time machine: Go back to my high school days
Celebrity crush: Wentworth Miller
When you're not competing, you like to: sleep and eat
Superpower you wish you had: Invisibility
Pregame rituals: Prayer
Best friend on the team: Everybody
Best athlete you've competed against: My big brother
Why you chose Nebraska: I knew it would fit me perfect.
Best thing about Nebraska: The nice people
What you want to do after college: Law enforcement/correctional officer


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