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Get to Know: Kristen Riley

Freshman center Kristen Riley was picked as the Pre-Season MWC Freshman of the Year (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Kristen Riley

The three words that would best describe me are: Happy, carefree, mellow

I’m most impressed with this at BYU: The sports!

The person I would most like to play one-on-one against is: Candice Parker

Why do you play basketball: It’s all I’ve ever played and it’s pretty fun.

You won’t see me without this: Chapstick and gum

My favorite book is: Harry Potter

My favorite movie is: Pearl Harbor

My favorite website is:

What advice would you give the youth of today: Stay active and focus on what’s important

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Jump off a waterfall

What is something people don’t know about you: I love to surf

If I had three wishes, I would wish for:

1. A black Chrysler 300

2. A house in Costa Rica

3. Puppies


Before BYU:

Four-year letterwinner in basketball team was South Coast League Champs from 2005-2008 and CIF Southern Section Div. 1AA Champs in 2007 three-time MVP for South Coast League (2006-2008) two-time team captain 2007 and 2008 named to the All CIF Div.1AA Southern Section First Team in 2007 and 2008 garnered Orange County Register All County First Team honors in 2007 and Orange County Register Player of the Year in 2008 was a four-time All South Coast League Selection had the San Clemente HS single game rebound record (25) and the season rebound record in 2007 (379) named Division 1 All-State nominated to the McDonalds All-America Team.

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