January 10, 2014

Getting to Know the Team: Junior Guard Tailer Butler

As part of a weekly series, FullertonTitans.com will introduce you each one of the student athletes of the Cal State Fullerton women's basketball team. This week, we introduce you to junior guard Tailer Butler who hails from Los Angles, Calif. (Narbonne HS). Butler is a two-year letter winner and scored a season-high 19 points in an 82-78 win at UC Riverside on January 9. 

"SHORT SHOTS"

Q: One thing you can't live without…
A: Family

Q:
 One word to describe you…
A: Funny

Q:
 Favorite game show…
A: Family Feud

Q:
 Favorite movie…
A: Fast & Furious Series

Q:
 Favorite Actor…
A: Johnny Depp

Q:
 Favorite Actress…
A: Angelina Jolie

Q:
 Favorite TV Show…
A: "Pretty Little Liars" 

Q:
 Favorite Sports Team…
A: Los Angeles Lakers

Q:
 Funniest Teammate…
A: Senior guard Brianna Barfield


"EXPLAIN YOURSELF"

Q: I became a Titan because...

A: I wanted to play close to home and I liked the team and school. 

Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...

A: Listening to music, watching TV, and eating a pregame meal.

Q: The best advice I have ever received is...

A: "Play each game like it's your last".

Q: The toughest team I have ever played against...

A: Gonzaga Bulldogs during the 2012-13 season.

Q: The toughest player I have ever faced is...

A: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis of UCONN. I played against her in high school.

Q: The most memorable place I have ever played a basketball game...

A: New Mexico State and Gonzaga! I played both games there during my junior season is the most memorable because of the atmosphere.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up...

A: Basketball player!

Q: The team I would most like Coach Park to add to the Fullerton schedule (and why)?...

A: UCONN Huskies.

Q: If I could play a sport OTHER than basketball, it would be...

A: Football. I would like to try something new. 

Q: In 10 years, I would like to be...
A: I want to be a strength and conditioning coach. 

Q: If I were stranded on a desert island, and I could only bring one thing, it would be...

A: Water!


Q:
 I would like to switch places for one day with...

A: Actor Chris Hemsworth 

Q: My favorite quote/saying by Coach Park is..

A: "Effort, Enthusiasm, Energy"

Q: My favorite basketball moment was...

A: Scoring a career-high 27 points against Hawai'i last season.

Q: If I could invite two famous people to dinner, I would choose...

A: Usher, Angelina Jolie, and Kobe Bryant

Q: If I could have a super hero power it would be...

A: Telekinesis