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 newcomer Katie Mayock.

Name: Katie Mayock

Hometown: Berwyn, Pa.

High School: Conestoga

Year: Freshman

Position: Forward

Major: Business

Favorite Movie: "Home Alone"

Favorite Book: "The Harry Potter" series

Favorite Song: "Dancing in the Moonlight" by Toploader

Favorite Artist: Zedd

Favorite Season: Summer

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids Watermelon

Favorite Disney Movie: Monsters, Inc.

Favorite place to eat in Philadelphia: Wawa

What do you like most about Philadelphia: The bond that exists between everyone just by being from Philly

Favorite thing about Philadelphia: The pro sports teams and the diehard support of them

Who is your hero: Ellie Mack 

Who is your role model: My mom,  because of the life she has made for herself and the courage she has shown in taking risks & trying new things

Who do you look up to: My parents, aunts and uncles, older teammates

Favorite professional athlete: Carson Wentz

Favorite sports memory: Traveling all over the country with my AAU team

Interesting facts about you: I’m half British; I mostly listen to music from the 1970s - early 2000s

Best talent other than basketball: Softball

Favorite thing to do other than basketball: Hang out with friends and family

Netflix show that you binge watch: The Office

Best concert you have ever been to: I’ve never been to a concert

What super power would you want: Flying

One fun fact about you: I was born in Houston, Texas

If you were an animal what would you be: A shark, so I could experience the ocean without being afraid of being eaten

What three courses would make your perfect meal: Smoothies, bagels, popcorn

What is your dream vacation destination: Indonesia

Coolest place you have ever visited: New Zealand

Best birthday gift you have ever received: Pearl earrings

When did you start playing basketball: Fifth grade

Who are your biggest influences to play: My mom

What is your pregame hype song: "High Hopes" by Panic! At The Disco

Do you have any pregame superstitions: No

What are your career goals: Find a stable job that I love and that pays enough to support a family

Life Goal: Visit all 50 states

Dream Job: Editor for Sports Illustrated

What made you choose SJU: The business school, coaching staff, location, campus, and size

What does it mean to be a Hawk: Being tough, always having your teammates’ backs, bringing energy to everything you do, winning the day

What is your favorite thing about being a Hawk: The unity and support between all the sports teams

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

Favorite place on Hawk Hill: Barbelin courtyard

Favorite class that you are taking: Spanish

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

If I could travel back in time I would go to: Go to the 1980s & 1990s

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