Women's Basketball Q&A

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 10, 2003

Feb. 10, 2003

Chillin' with my friends and watching movies.

Favorite basketball movie:
Love and Basketball.

Favorite movie and TV show:
The Color Purple, Love Jones and Soul Food.

My parents were right when they told me:
That I would develop my best game in college.

Why do you wear your particular jersey number?
It was my mom's number and I am proud of her accomplishments.

When you were younger, what was your parents' favorite saying?
"Make sure you thank the Lord and put Him first."

If you could be any superhero or cartoon character, who would you be?
Reggie Rocket from Rocket Power, because she's athletic, versatile, determined and has great leadership skills.

What's your favorite cereal and what's your typical breakfast?
Lucky Charms; a piece of fruit and orange juice.

Do you have any pre-game rituals/ superstitions?
I start playing as soon as I step on the floor.

The best advice I've ever received was:
To always give thanks to the Lord.

If I had to cook all my meals I would probably survive on:

Who's the one person you look up to and why?
My mom, because I am proud of her accomplishments and all the positive things she's instilled in me.

If I won $1 million, I would:
Purchase a dream house and car for myself, my parents and my grandparents .

My most prized possession is:
The picture of my mom playing basketball in college.

What did you do for your summer vacation?
I went home to North Carolina and to St. Louis.

If I could bring anything from my hometown to Oklahoma it would be:
My grandma.

My favorite website:

What are you most thankful for in life?
My family.

Oklahoma basketball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We have a team full of new and talented people.

The one thing I would change about college basketball:
Less conditioning during preseason!

For me to improve as a player I need to:
Apply the knowledge that I've gained from the coaching staff and from being red-shirted last season.

For me to improve as a person I need to:
Keep my faith in God and attempt to do great things for Him.

My great athletic moment was:
My overall performance against Lincoln High School.

What was your most embarrassing moment on the court?
I can't think of one!

What is your earliest memory of playing basketball?
When my mother was in college and I would go onto the court and play with my cousin.

What has been your most inspiring moment on the court?
When we played Connecticut in the final game last season I vowed that we would be back to win it all!

What other sport would you be playing?

The biggest thrill in my life to date would be:
When I signed my letter of intent to attend the university of Oklahoma.

The toughest team I've played against:
Duncanville High School.

What is the hardest venue to play at?

Where is your favorite place to play at?

If I could add one team to our schedule, it would be:
UNC Chapel Hill.

Have you ever been "in the zone"?
Yes, when I played Lincoln High School in the Desoto Tournament.

My ultimate Sportscenter highlight would be:
To receive an alley-hoop from Dionnah and dunk it in the championship game of our senior year!

A friend on another college basketball team:
Shonte Roberts, SMU.

Since coming to Oklahoma I have learned:
How to manage my time.

The best thing about Oklahoma is:
The fan support for all the athletic programs.



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