21 Riley Popplewell
21 Riley Popplewell
Height: 5-11
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Union Mills, Ind.
Position: C
Last School: South Central HS

Before Upstate: Lettered in basketbally, volleyball track and softball at South Central High School…Named Herald-Argus Player of the Year as a senior after averaging 20.0 points per game with 3.6 steals, 1.8 assists and 11.6 rebounds per game…Holds single-season and career record for blocks and rebounds as well as the single season record for free throws…Part of school-record 4X400-meter and 4X800-meter relay teams.

Personal: Born September 26, 1997…Daughter of Roger and Shawn Popplewell…Her father played baseball at Lewis University…Has one brother, Brant (15)…Has not decided on a major…Hobbies include cooking, reading, being with family and friends, sports and spending time at her family lake house…Lists her favorite food as mashed potatoes…Says her favorite movie is Now You See Me and Modern Family is her favorite TV show…Claims her favorite actor as Dwayne Johnson with her favorite actress being Jennifer Aniston…Taylor Swift is her favorite singer…Her favorite season is fall…How to Save a Life is her favorite book…NBA legend Larry Bird is her favorite sports figure…Her favorite quote is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” from The Bible verse Philippians 4:13…Dream job is to be a taste tester.

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