Women's Basketball Q&A

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
DECEMBER 10, 2002

Dec. 10, 2002

Salsa dancing, playing tennis and watching TV.

Favorite basketball movie:
"Space Jam."

Favorite movie and TV show:
"Terminator" and "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

My parents were right when they told me:
Live for the moment.

Why do you wear your particular jersey number?
It was my first jersey number since I was 11 years old.

When you were younger, what your parents' favorite saying?
Maria, eat all your food.

If you could be any superhero or cartoon character, who would you be?
Speedy Gonzalez.

What's your favorite cereal and what's your typical breakfast?
Cheerios and cereal.

What's the one song that gets you pumped up before a game?

Do you have any pre-game rituals/ superstitions?
I pray.

The best advice I've ever received was:
Try your hardest all the time.

Who's the one person you look up to and why?
Chris, he's got it together.

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

If I won $1 million, I would:
Buy a BMW and donate to the poor.

My most prized possesion:
My Basketball Athlete of the Year 2002 for my country, Venezuela.

For a day I would like to switch places with:
Jennifer Lopezp> What's your favorite website?

Did you go anywhere exciting for your summer vacation?
I traveled to Switzerland to visit my boyfriend.

What are you most thankful for in life?
My health and that my family is together.

Oklahoma basketball team will be fun to watch this year because:
We have a very good team.

The one thing I would change about college basketball:
We could have more free time.

For me to improve as a player I need to:
Continue to grow with my fundamentals.

For me to improve as a person I need to:
Don't be so easy-going.

What's the hardest venue to play at?

Where is your favorite place to play at:?
The United States.

Have you ever been in the "zone"?
Yes, versus Cuba in 1998 in Venezuela.

The toughest team I've played against:

What is your earliest memory of playing basketball?
I used to play on a boys basketball team when I was nine years old.

What other sport would you be playing?
Tennis and track.

The biggest thrill in my life to date:
Meeting my boyfriend.

If I could add one team to our schedule it would be:

A friend from another college:
Hector Romero- University of New Orleans.

My ultimate Sports Center Highlight would be:
When I scored 29 points against Cuba.

Since coming to Oklahoma I have learned:
To love Oklahoma football.

The best thing about Oklahoma is:
The people.



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