Babata Mink Athlete Profile

#3 Babata Mink

Babata Mink
Position: Guard Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 1997-1999 Hometown: Austin, TX Last School: Utah Valley St.

Personal

Parents: Oscar and Barbara
Siblings: Four brothers and six sisters
Hobbies: Horseback riding, volunteering, camping
Most Influential People: Too many to name
Biggest Sports Thrill: Winning the conference at Utah Valley State College; district senior in high school
Favorite Actor: Harrison Ford
Favorite Movie: Star Wars
Favorite Song: The Gambler, Kenny Rogers
Favorite Food: Pumpkin Pie

Before BYU

Before BYU: 1994 first team all-district and 1995 District 26-4A MVP at Lyndon B. Johnson High School...1995 All-Central Texas honorable mention...two time letterman in both volleyball and track.

Summary

1997-98: Played in 18 games...walked on the team.


Coach's Comments: "Babata made last year's team as a walk-on. She is very athletic and plays good defense. She gives 100 percent every day on the court, and this attitude of hard work adds a lot to our team."

 

Other College

At Utah Valley State College: NJCAA Distinguished Academic All-America...February Academic Athlete of the Month....coached by former BYU Cougar Cathy Nixon.