Get to know… Heidi Pettinger

Monique Muñiz

Heidi Pettinger CSUN Water polo. Photo Credit: CSUN Media Athletics

Date of birth: Feb. 3, 1990
Place of birth: Las Vegas, NV.
Height: 5’ 9

Stats: Goals-19, Steals-22, Assist-15

Experience: Sophomore

Position: Two-meter
Major: Liberal Studies
Food: Steak
Music: Country
Movie: “Training Day” and “Remember the Titans”
Song: “Then I did” by Rascal Flatts
Athlete: Ronnie Brown, running back for the Miami Dolphins

Greatest Difficulty: “Balancing water polo and school.”
Greatest goal accomplished: “Earning three specialties in scuba diving.”
Hobbies: “Scuba diving and teaching swim lessons.”
Most Embarrassing Moment: “I don’t have one.”

Water Polo
Best part of my game: “my defense.”
Part of my game that needs improvement: “My outside shooting.”
Best player I’ve played against so far: “Kami Craig from USC.”
Player I pattern my game after: “No one.”
Pre-game rituals: “Listen to iPod.”
Team: “First team goal was to be ranked in the top 10 and now we would like to win Big West regular season and tournament games.”
Individual: “Make all Big West Conference Team and shut down opponents other two-meter players.”

My first sport: Soccer
Other sports I played while growing up: Softball, tennis, and cheerleading.
What I do to stay in shape during the offseason: “I play with my club team CHAWP (water polo team).”
When I started playing water polo: “I was nine.”
Person I would like to meet: Rascal Flatts