Women's Basketball Q&A

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 18, 2002

Nov. 18, 2002

Following sports, playing piano, reading and hanging out with my husband, Seth.

Favorite basketball movie:
"Love and Basketball."

Favorite movie and TV show:
"A League of Their Own" and "Sports Center."

My parents were right when they told me:
To be fussy about who I married.

Why do you wear your particular jersey number?
I think double numbers look good! 22 has been my number through my college career.

When you were younger, what your parents' favorite saying?
We love you and are so proud of not only what you will do but of who you are.

If you could be any superhero or cartoon character, who would you be?
I would be Superman because I think the strength and ability to fly would enhance my game!

What's your favorite cereal?

What's your typical breakfast?
Cereal with soy milk and fruit on top, and orange juice.

Do you have any pre-game rituals/ superstitions?
I read my Bible and have a quiet time.

Who's the one person you look up to and why?
My husband, Seth, because he is dedicated and willing to sacrafice his life for his country.

The best advice I've ever received was:
Don't be afraid to ask questions. (from my dad)

If I had to cook all my meals I would probably survive on:
Chicken,spaghetti, pasta, fresh bread, and salad. Yum!.

If I won $1 million, I would:
Give 10% of it away, buy a gorgeous house and decorate it, buy a new car and invest the rest.

If I could bring anything from my hometown to Oklahoma it would be:
Ketchup Chips, Spitz Sunflower seeds, and Coffee Crisp chocolate bars. They are all Canadian products not found in the US.

My most prized possesion:
My engagement and wedding rings.

For a day I would like to switch places with:
Michael Jordan. So I could understand how it is being one of the most famous people in the world.

What's your favorite website?
www.priceline.com because I love to travel and don't like to spend a lot of money!

Did you go anywhere exciting for your summer vacation?
Seth and I met my family in Las Vegas to celebrate my parents' 25th wedding anniversary.

What are you most thankful for in life?
I am most thankful for an amazing and loving husband.

Oklahoma basketball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We are talented and have fun when we play together.

The one thing about college basketball that I would change:
The rules that take away everything from transfer players.

For me to improve as a player I need to:
Practice feeling more comfortable handling the ball on the perimeter and creating a shot for myself.

For me to improve as a person I need to:
Continue reading my Bible and seek advice from people older and wiser than me.

My great athletic moment was:
Our team playing in the Final Four and the National Championship game infront of the largest women's basketball audience ever.

What is the hardest venue to play at?
From what I hear, UCONN was pretty tough, but I couldn't travel last season.

Where is your favorite place to play at:?
From what I hear Texas is a fun place to play because Austin is a great city.

What's your most embarassing moment on the court?
During the introduction of the National Championship game, I tripped on a cord, stumbled and nearly fell.

Have you ever been in the "zone" before?
My freshman year at ASU against in-state rival Arizona. I scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds.

What has been your most inspiring moment on the court?
Before the start of the National Championship game the flag from the World Trade Center was carried on to the court.

The toughtes team I've played against:
At ASU it was Stanford.

A friend from another college basketball team:
Jen Albert at Arizona State.

If I could add one team to our schedule it would be:
Montanta because it is the closet D-1 team to Calgary. All my family and friends could come see me play!

What is your earliest memory of playing basketball?
In eighth grade I remember try-outs and my name being on the team list. I was so excited that I called my mom from school.

What other sport would you be playing?
I would be playing volleyball.

My ultimate Sports Center Highlight would be:
Winning a national championship this year in Atlanta.

The biggest thrill in my life to date:
My wedding day and walking down the aisle.

Since coming to Oklahoma I have learned:
About severe weather and to take it seriousily!

The best thing about Oklahoma is:
The University of Oklahoma and being an athlete at one of the top athletic schools in the country!



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