Newcomer Spotlight: 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
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
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