Get to know: Cinnamon Lister

Get to know: Cinnamon Lister

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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