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Getting to Know Krystle Higgins



Nov. 19, 2012

When did you begin playing volleyball?
I began playing volleyball, both club and for school, in seventh grade.

What was your most memorable achievement?
My most memorable achievement on the court was when my teammates and I swept Duke for the first time in program history this year. We were in control the entire game and it felt good winning on their home court.

Do you have any pets?
I have a turtle named Shocky.

What is your favorite sports team? Why?
I am a big Lakers fan. I grew up watching them since LA is my hometown and have been loyal ever since.

Who are your idols?
My great grandmother is my idol and one of the people I look up to the most. She just turned 100 last year and has an immeasurable amount of wisdom and strength that I admire.

Describe your perfect day.
My perfect day involves hanging out at the beach with my family and friends. Good food must be involved.

What is your favorite chocolate bar?
Snickers all the way

What motivates you in life?
God and my family are my biggest motivators. Without them, I wouldn't be where I am today.

What do you do on road trips?
Catch up on sleep; my teammates make fun of me for this all the time.

What is your favorite TV show?

Who is your favorite team in the ACC to play against? Why?
Georgia Tech is one of my favorite teams to play against. They have a small gym with packed stands and a loud band. The energy is crazy and you have no choice but to get excited and try to shut their crowd up.

What is the most played song on your iPod?
Poetic Justice by Kendrick Lamar.

What is your favorite holiday?
It's a tie between Christmas and Thanksgiving.

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