Organizational Leadership and Communication Studies Major
Rianna Gayheart has appeared in all 21 games for the Norse this season, averaging 6.9 points per game and 29.8 minutes. She scored a season-high 20 points against Lipscomb on Jan. 10, where she played 39 minutes. But, what else do you know about Rianna?
Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal?
A: I love any type of pasta or baked chicken.
Q: Do you have any sports-related superstitions?
A: Every game, I give my necklace and a headband to Kelli (Marksbury), our writer, and I pray before every game.
Q: What would be your best achievement to date?
A: Graduating in three years and starting my master’s is pretty big for me.
Q: What is the number one song on your iPod?
A: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.
Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
A: Mel Doss.
Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: Pay back my mom for taking care of me my whole life.
Q: What scares you the most? Why?
A: Mascots because they’re creepy! I don’t understand why any human being would want to get inside a mold of another thing. I just think that’s weird.
Q: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
A: Rocky Road.
Q: What is your dream vacation destination?
A: Anywhere in the sun that has a lot of my friends.
Q: What other sport do you wish you were equally as good at?
A: Softball or volleyball.
Q: What is your favorite TV show or movie?
A: I’m really into “The Following” right now. I think it’s really good.
Q: What is your favorite holiday? Why?
A: July 4, because it’s my birthday.
Q: What are your hobbies outside of basketball?
A: I really like playing cards and I have a nephew that’s five so I love playing with him.