Name: Chelsea Banis Hometown: Fairfield, Mont. Major: Community Health Year in School: Junior How long involved in sport: Since second grade.
Why did you start playing? All my friends played, and I had to play to fit in.
What is your favorite thing about basketball? My relationship with my teammates.
What is your motivation before a game? Dancing in the locker room.
Do you have an inspirational person or quote? It’s not about what you are accomplishing; it’s about what you’re becoming.
Do you have any other hobbies/activities/interests? I love to cook, shop and play the piano.
What is your favorite class at MSU and why? Relationship and Family Systems with Bethany Letiecq. She applies the class to real-life issues.
Do you have any awards/achievements? I am fifth in field goal percentage in MSU history. I am also a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. I was academic all-conference last year and have been on the honor roll all three years.
Why did you come to MSU? It is very family-oriented, and everyone is welcoming.
Is there anything else you would like to tell students/readers about basketball? Our fans give us motivation. We would love to have more fans at games and would love to have the number one attendance in the conference — right now, we are number two behind the Griz.