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Quick Q&A: Shammara Christian, South St. Paul

By Star Tribune, 01/18/13, 4:22PM CST



Shammara Christian

Shammara Christian is the only member of the South St. Paul girls' basketball team who averages double figures in scoring, at 10.9 points per game. The Packers are 8-6 through 14 games. Here is closer look at Christian:

What is the best movie you've seen in the past year? "Ted."

Three songs I never skip on my iPod ... "The Champ" by Nelly, "Get Outta Your Mind" by Lil' Jon, "Amen" by Meek Mill.

What are your three favorite apps? Twitter, Instagram, Wanelo.

Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter, and why? My brother because it helps me keep up with him.

Three words or phrases my friends or teammates might use to describe me? Quick, playful, athletic.

At my first varsity practice, I felt ... nervous.

To get focused for a game, I ... put on my headphones and zone everything else out.

What is your favorite meal prior to a game? Subway.

What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete? Beating Simley 46-37 my junior year at Simley and getting more than 10 steals in that game.

What is the best sports advice you have ever received? Go 100 percent at all times, and, you get out what you put in.

How do you balance school and sports during the year? I make sure I have time for both. I never put one or the other off and procrastinate.

Do you have a secret talent -- and if so, what is it? I'm an awesome dancer.

In 10 years, I hope I'm ... wealthy.




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