Meet the Starters: Barb Farris

Barbara Farris # 54
7th Season
Tulane '98

What did you do during the off-season?
I played in France, beginning the first week in January.

How did you stay fit during the off-season?
I joined a gym and took several classes offered.

Do you enjoy reading? What books do you like?
Patricia Cornwell is my favorite author. I have read all of her books.

What kind of music do you listen to, and who is your favorite artist?
I listen to everything, but mostly R&B and hip-hop. Prince is my favorite artist.

What kind of television shows you like (drama, talk shows, sitcoms, etc)?
CSI Miami, although I don't really watch much television. I love old movies such as Mommie Dearest and Some Like it Hot.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a heart surgeon.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
I usually pray for myself and my teammates, along with my family.

If you could play one-on-one with any NBA player, who would it be?
Michael Jordan, just to absorb an ounce of his confidence and work ethic.

What do you want to do when your playing career is over?
I would like to become a lawyer or a child welfare advocate.

What is your favorite memory of the WNBA's first nine seasons.
My favorite memory is winning a WNBA championship in 2003. It was an unbelievable feeling.