Throughout the 2018-19 season, the Saint Joseph's women's basketball program will spotlight one of its student-athletes. This week, Hawk fans can get to know more about graduate student Ashlyn Wert.

Name: Ashlyn Wert

Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.

High School: JP McCaskey

Previous School: Chattanooga

Year: Graduate Student

Position: Forward

Major: International Business

Nickname: Ash

Favorite Movie: "Practical Magic"

Favorite Book: "Whiskey Words & a Shovel I” by r.h. Sin

Favorite Song: "Lost Ones" by J. Cole

Favorite Artist: Mariah Carey

Favorite Season: Fall

Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Watermelons

Favorite Disney Movie: Meet the Robinsons

Favorite place to eat in Philadelphia: Buena Onda

What do you like most about Philadelphia: City life

Favorite thing about Philadelphia: The skyline at night

Who is your hero: My mom

Who is your role model: My sister, she’s so strong and resilient

Who do you look up to: My dad

Favorite professional athlete: Allen Iverson

Favorite sports memory: Making #17 in the AP polls my freshmen year at Chattanooga

Interesting facts about you: I’m an artist and a writer

Best talent other than basketball: Fashion - makeup, clothes, all of it

Favorite thing to do other than basketball: Read, write, sketch, shop

Netflix show that you binge watch: Grey's Anatomy

Best concert you have ever been to: Mariah Carey

What super power would you want: Mind Reading

One fun fact about you: I used to ice skate when I was younger

If you were an animal what would you be: A butterfly, because they’re free

What three courses would make your perfect meal: Philly cheesesteak spring rolls, chicken marsala with a side of broccoli and macaroni and cheese, and a brownie sundae

What is your dream vacation destination: Nice, France

Coolest place you have ever visited: Cayman Islands

Best birthday gift you have ever received: A full art set - paints, pens, markers, canvases, sketch book

When did you start playing basketball: At 15

Who are your biggest influences to play: My uncle What is your pregame hype song: Any Meek Mill song Do you have any pregame superstitions: No

Life Goal: To accomplish everything I want so I don’t wonder what could have been

Dream Job: Professional basketball player

What made you choose SJU: The family atmosphere, and how well organized the program is

What does it mean to be a Hawk: Working hard, and feeling appreciated

What is your favorite thing about being a Hawk: I love the location, and the people

What are your favorite things about SJU: The campus, proximity to Philly, all the people I’ve met

Favorite place on Hawk Hill: Hagan Arena

Favorite class that you are taking: Leadership in organization

If I could play another sport in college I would play: Swimming

If I could travel back in time I would go to: Talk to my younger self

If I could meet one historic figure I would: President Barack Obama

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