Get to know: Cinnamon Lister

    Photo credit: John Saringo-Rodriguez / Photo Editor
    Photo credit: John Saringo-Rodriguez / Photo Editor


    Major: Communication studies



    Food: Any Mexican food

    Band/Artist: The Dream

    Athlete: Ticha Penicheiro and Rajon Rondo

    Sports Team: Boston Celtics



    Hardest part of being a student-athlete: Balancing school and getting extra time in the gym

    Greatest accomplishment: Signing a Division I scholarship out of high school

    Hobbies: Basketball and working out



    Best part of my game: Handles/shot

    Part of my game that needs improvement: Finishing left hand layups

    Best player I’ve played against: Courtney Vandersloot

    Player I model my game after: Kara Lawson or Kristi Toliver

    Pre-game rituals: Prayer and eating half a bag of peanut M&Ms

    Difference between this year’s team compared to previous years: Our cohesiveness off the court is good



    Team: Regular season conference champs and Big West conference champs and getting past first round in the NCAA tournament

    Personal: Making 1st team All-Conference, and average 19 points per game



    Other sports played: Ran track

    When I started playing basketball: Seven-years-old

    How I stay in shape after season: Jeff Crelling’s CrossFit workouts

    Life after CSUN: Overseas basketball player, and then a college coach

    Where I see myself in ten years: A coach at a Division I University