Newcomer Spotlight: Ciara Ervin

Ciara Ervin

Jan. 6, 2014

Leading up to the 2014 season, the East Carolina softball team will introduce each of its newcomers with each of their interests, favorites and other details. Be on the lookout for the next installment and a glance at another first-year player at ECU.

Full name: Ciara Jelani Ervin

Nickname: Cee

Most interesting thing I did this summer: Hang out at the beach with my teammates and pretending to be characters in the TV show "Baywatch"

Phrase you over-text the most: "Girl, please."

Weirdest thing your coach ever said to you: "Cee, you're catching the game." (I'm not a catcher)

Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite movie: Coming to America

Favorite athlete: Natasha Watley

Favorite vacation spot: Los Angeles

Favorite off-day activity: Hanging out

Favorite place on campus: Softball field

Biggest DVR obsession: Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Dream car: Lexus ES

Dream job: Physical therapist

Biggest fear: Bugs!

How did you get started in softball? I started playing when I was four years old

What is your favorite softball memory? Coming in third place at 12U Nationals in Birmingham, Ala., and hitting a two-run home run in one of my high school games.

What is the one piece of advice you would give to young girls who want to play? Never give up, never stop watching and never lose sight of your goals.

One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I am an obsessive Justin Bieber fan

I can't imagine going a week without: My phone



Actress who should play me on the big screen: Stacey Dash

Song I sing in the shower: Any Beyonce song

Dream date: Taking a private jet to Mexico and eating at a popular restaurant

First pro sports event you attended: Los Angeles Lakers game

I wish I: Was a little bit taller

Award I would most like to win: Grammy

If I were a Pirate, my name would be: Ciarrrrrrah

If I could be a character in a movie or a T.V. show, it would be: The lonely girl in Never Say Never

The movie about my life would be titled: Spirit Queen

The best birthday present you ever received was: A life-size cardboard cutout of Justin Bieber