Heather McCluskey

Sport: Women's Rowing

Year: Junior

Hometown: Davis, CA

Last School: Choate Rosemary Hall

How old were you when you first started rowing?

Where is the toughest place you've ever raced?
Port of Los Angeles

Who inspired you to row?
When I was a freshman in high school, the coxswain for the men's team told me I should try it.

If you could change anything about your sport, what would you change?
I would make erging against the rules.

Who is the first person you call after a game?
My mom

What is your favorite opponent city to visit?
Sacramento because it is near home

What class at UCLA have you liked best?
PS 111C with Professor Dan O'Neill

What is your favorite place on campus?
The Sculpture Garden

Why did you come to UCLA?
The academics

What is your favorite book?
To Kill A Mockingbird

What is the most embarrassing CD in your collection?
N'Sync's Christmas Hits

What is the most embarrassing movie you've ever paid to see?
How High

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
Dirty Dancing

What was your favorite TV show when you were a kid?
Mr. Roger's Neighborhood

What is the one TV show you can't miss?
The West Wing

If you could be a character on any TV show, who would it be?
CJ Craig on The West Wing

If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
I would fly.

If you were granted three wishes, what would they be?
The first would be for $10 million, the second would be to beat my coach on the erg, and I would save the third.

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be?
Eleanor Roosevelt

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
Into the future

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Curl up with a good book and a mug of hot chocolate

Who is the one person you would want to be stuck on a deserted island with?
Robert Redford at the age of 25

If you had one last meal, what would it be?
Chocolate Oreo ice cream

What would you never be caught dead wearing?
A USC sweatshirt

Do you have any phobias?
The dark

What is your pet peeve?
People who walk really slowly in a big group down a crowded path

What is your favorite color?

What is your nickname?
My sister calls me Bother

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Building the playground outside my house

What was your favorite toy as a child?
A yellow dinosaur named Dino

What phrase of word do you use way too much?
Oh my gosh!