"Getting to Know" Khadijah Wiley
Khadijah Wiley with a kill in ETSU's home opener vs. Furman.
Khadijah Wiley with a kill in ETSU's home opener vs. Furman.
Sophomore middle blocker Khadijah Wiley.
Sophomore middle blocker Khadijah Wiley.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2013) – Each week during the volleyball season members of the ETSU volleyball team will be featured in a segment called “Getting to Know You.”

The third volleyball player to be featured is sophomore middle blocker Khadijah Wiley (Columbus, Ga). During the preseason, the players were given the questionnaire, which can be found below, and each of them submitted their answers. Below are the responses by Wiley: 

Academic Major: Exercise Science

Favorite Song: “Resentment” by Beyoncé

Favorite Actor/Actress: Sandra Bullock

Favorite Book: “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James

Favorite Movie: “Love and Basketball”

Favorite TV Show: “Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Big Bang Theory”

Favorite Food: Dressing

Favorite Animal: Lion

Favorite Ice Cream: Vanilla

Favorite Sports Moment: Kobe Bryant scoring 81 points

Favorite Quote: “Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” – Michael Jordan

Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant

Favorite Subject in School: Math

Favorite Vacation Spot: Orlando, Florida

 

What’s the number one thing on your bucket list? 

  • Travel to Africa.  

If you could be on any reality TV show what would it be and why?

  • “Survivor,” because I think I would last the longest.

What is one thing you can’t live without and why?

  • My phone, because I love talking to people.

If you were stranded on an island what are two things you would bring with you?

  • A boat and Mike and Ike’s.

Is there any meaning behind your number you wear?

  • There is no meaning behind wearing the number five.

If you could be one person for a day, who would you be and why?

  • Beyoncé… I always wanted to be Beyoncé.

If you weren’t playing volleyball, what sport would you play?

  • Basketball

Do you have a game day tradition?

  • No one can touch my hitting hand.

What are your plans after graduation? 

  • I want to become an athletic trainer.

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

  • I have a fake tooth.

What’s your favorite thing to do in the off-season?

  • Sleep!

The ETSU volleyball team is back in action this weekend as the Bucs travel to Northern Kentucky on Friday night and Lipscomb Saturday afternoon.

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