Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht


James Waters




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.



Food: Steak

Music: Luke Bryan

Movie: Shawshank Redemption

TV: Modern Family

Actor: Will Ferrell

Favorite Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Favorite Player: Marc Gasol



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



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



Personal: Average a double-double

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



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