Random Questions with a Husky: Adele Kalilwa, Women's Track & Field and Soccer

Random Questions with a Husky: Adele Kalilwa, Women's Track & Field and Soccer

USM Athletic Communications Intern Brooke Cross (also a senior captain of the Huskies' softball team) is bringing back Random Questions With A Husky and bringing back hard-hitting questions like, "What would you do with an elephant?" 

Making her second trip the the NCAA Division lll National Championships this past Saturday, junior Adele Kalilwa (Lewiston, Maine) and competed in the triple jump, capping an outstanding 2019 season with a 12th place finish among all D3 competitors.

With numerous highlights on the season, Kalilwa broke her own indoor school record of 11.75 meters in the triple jump, posting a mark of 11.77 meters on March 2. Adele has earned numerous accolades throughout the past three years, and was named the Little East Conference Track & Field Athlete of the Week five times during the 2018-2019 season. 

In addition to her  outstanding track career, Adele is also a member of the Huskies' women's soccer team.  Helping USM to a school-record in wins this season, Adele scored three game winners in 2018. Passionate in everything she does, Kalilwa has made an enormous impact on the field, the track, in the classroom, and as a work study employee for the athletic department. She is reliable and her work ethic is witnessed everyday by the students and student-athletes around campus. Walking around with her head high, Kalilwa has earned the respect of her peers, the faculty and staff at USM, and her competitors.


If you had the world's attention for 30 seconds what would you say?

Life is worth living. Every problem, failure, or falls has a solution.

If you had to work but didn't need the money, what would you choose to do?

I would work to help the poor. - I am talking about homeless, or back home people with no hope of why they are alive.

If you were home on a rainy sunday afternoon what movie would you most want to see on television?  Get out

If you could close one fast food chain due to disgusting food, what would you pick?


If you could dis-invent one thing what would it be?

Social media

If you could be a member of any tv-sitcom family, what one would you choose?


Would you rather leave your hometown forever or stay in your hometown forever?

Stay forever

If you could only speak one word today, what would you say?


You've been given an elephant. You can't get rid of it. What would you do with it?

Travel with it

Would you rather permanently live in an amusement park or a zoo? Why?

Amusement, not only do I get to see people, but animals as well.

Describe your life using one word