CULLOWHEE, N.C. – With Western Carolina, women’s basketball continues to eye the home and season opener to the 2019-20 season when the Catamounts host UVA-Wise at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Ramsey Center.
In CatamountSports.com continuing women’s basketball Q&A sessions, next up is redshirt junior forward Tembre Moates from Greenwoods, S.C.
Name: Tembre Moates
What is your nickname?: Tem
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?: Vanilla Bean
What is your favorite animal at the zoo?: Elephant
What is your favorite off-season activity?: Shopping
If you were a superhero, what powers would you want?: Invisibility
What is your favorite holiday?: Christmas
Which teammate makes you laugh the most?: Kyla Allison
What celebrity would you most like to meet?: Kobe Bryant
MORE ABOUT YOU:
Three positive words your teammate would use to describe you as a person?: Caring, supportive and thoughtful.
What motivates you to work hard?: My family.
What is something you always love doing, even when you are tired or rushed?: Shopping.
Who is the most important person in your life?: My mother
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?: Veterinarian
What was the best advice you were ever given?: Don’t forget to play.
What position do you play – and what is the one key thing to know about the playing that position?: Forward – Being powerful and light on your feet.
If you weren’t playing basketball – what sport would you have played in college?: Track and field.
One major goal for the 2019 season?: Being one with the team with one heartbeat.
ABOUT WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY:
What made you choose Western Carolina University?: Family-like environment.
What has been your favorite class to take at WCU?: Psychology senior seminar.
What is your favorite part about being a student-athlete at Western Carolina?: Having my school paid for, graduating without debt.
What is the most challenging thing about being a student-athlete at Western Carolina?: Having free time to do other things on campus.
What is your favorite thing about home games in Cullowhee?: The atmosphere.
What does #CatamountCountry mean to you?: Family
What is your favorite quote or saying from Head Coach Kiley Hill?: “Baseline.”
What does it mean to play in front of a large home-game crowd at WCU?: Support and love.
What has been your favorite athletic moment at Western Carolina?: Putting on a WCU jersey.
What will you miss MOST about being a Catamount?: The family environment.
What does your athletic scholarship mean to you?: My scholarship means everything to me. I’m so grateful and thankful for having my schooling paid for.
What message would you like to send to Catamount Nation?: Thank you for your support and love.
Men’s and women's basketball season tickets are on sale now. For ticketing information call the Catamount Ticket Office at (828) 227-2401. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.CatamountSports.com.