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Bruin Profile - Crissy Buck
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  04/24/2002

April 24, 2002





Crissy Buck



Sport: Softball

Year: Senior

Position: Infielder/Outfielder

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

High School: Green Valley HS

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How old were you when you first started playing your sport?
6 years old

Name your favorite former UCLA player and why:
Kelly Inouye-Perez, because she's the best van driver ever!

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Hitting a game-winning home run in the 1999 World Series

Where was the toughest place you ever played?
Arizona

Who was the best player you played against?
Jennie Finch (Arizona) or Jocelyn Forest (California)

If you could be a professional athlete in any other sport except your own, who would you be and why?
Beach volleyball because I would be tall and skinny with a nice athletic body.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions?
I give my horseshoe necklace to my assistant coach (Kelly Inouye-Perez)

Who inspired you to play your sport?
My brothers

What was your most embarrassing moment in a game?
Leading off of first base and tripping on my own feet

What was your favorite sport other than your own?
Basketball

If you could give advice to a young kid playing your sport, what would it be?
Have fun and play hard

I chose my uniform number (#10) because:
My middle brother was #10, so I wanted to be like him when I was little and the number just stuck.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
Office Space

What is the TV show you can't miss?
Friends

If you could be a character on any TV show, who would you be and why?
Phoebe on Friends because she is just so unpredictable

What is your favorite genre of music?
Classic Rock

What is the last CD you bought?
Sheryl Crow

What is the most embarrassing CD in your collection?
Britney Spears

What is your favorite place on campus?
In front of Royce

Why did you come to UCLA?
To play for the best softball program in the nation and to be a part of the tradition of this program.

What class at UCLA have you liked best?
History of Mental Illness and its treatment

Who do you admire most in life and why?
My dad because of his ability to strive to be the best at what he does.

If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
To be able to take others pain away.

What is the one thing you would not do no matter how much money you were offered?
Run around naked

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
1940s Germany during WWII

What is your nickname?
Bucky

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Ben & Jerrys mint cookies and cream

What would you never be caught dead wearing?
Anything in Monique Mejia's wardrobe

What is your worst fear?
To wake up late and miss a final exam

What is your worst habit?
Biting my fingernails

What is your pet peeve?
When people scratch their throat

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Going on vacation to Myrtle Beach with my whole family

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Sit and watch my favorite movies

What is your favorite color?
Blue

What phrase or word do you use way too much?
LIKE


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