Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht

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    INFO

    Height: 6-2

    Position: Center

    Year: Junior

    Hometown: Agoura, CA

    High School: Agoura High School

    Major: Business Marketing

    2013-14 Season

    Averaging career highs in points (7.7) and rebounds (7.6)… Averaging a Big West-leading 3.1 blocks per game, good for 11th in Division I… Broke a CSUN single-game record with 22 rebounds in a 78-54 victory over the UCSB Gauchos on Feb. 15… Was named Big West Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 9-16.

     

    FAVORITES

    Food: Steak

    Music: Luke Bryan

    Movie: Shawshank Redemption

    TV: Modern Family

    Actor: Will Ferrell

    Favorite Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

    Favorite Player: Marc Gasol

     

    LIFE

    Greatest difficulty about being a student-athlete: Finding enough time to do well in the classroom and be 100 percent focused in practice

    Most embarrassing moment: Tripped over my own shoe on a fastbreak at halfcourt heading for a layup

    Hobbies: Hiking in Malibu, Agoura Hills, hanging out with friends, going to the beach

     

    BASKETBALL

    When you started playing: Recreationally when I was 8-years-old, serious when I was 15

    Best part of my game: Shot blocking ability

    Part of game that needs improvement: Physicality in the post, I tend to use more finesse moves

    Best player you’ve played against: Camille Buckey of UC Irvine, Jillian Alleyne of Oregon

    Pregame ritual: Listen to music, father sends a motivational text before every game

    Favorite basketball moment: beating USC this year, beating UCLA last year

    How do you stay in shape in the offseason: team workouts, hiking, mountain biking

    How do you stay healthy: Getting rest, whenever something isn’t feeling great, take care of it right away in the training room

     

    GOALS

    Personal: Average a double-double

    Team: Win remaining games, be the first seed, win conference tournament, make it to second round of NCAA Tournament

     

    EXTRA

    After college: Play professionally, work in advertising firm

    Who look up to: My dad who’s a great role model

    Ten years from now: Steady job with a family