Dec. 10, 2007
5-7 * Senior * G
(Barren County HS)
Post-college ambition: To attend graduate school or continue basketball career
People with the greatest influence on her athletic career: Her mother and her high school coach, John Butler
Biggest thrill in sports: When she scored 34 points, including the game-winning free throws with .5 seconds left, at the state tournament during her senior year in high school against current Maryland player Jade Perry.
Athlete she most admires: Allen Iverson
What impresses her most about her coach: That he has won a national championship!
What has been her biggest obstacle to overcome: Two things...Her mother having breast cancer and not starting at the beginning of her playing career.
Hobbies and outside interests: Playing cards, board games and softball
Favorite movie: Love & Basketball
Favorite TV shows: Martin & Saved by the Bell
Favorite musical artist: Temptations
Favorite foods: Chicken and shrimp pasta (alfredo)
Favorite class: Sex Crimes (JA) or Evidence (PARA)
Favorite book: Reach 4 The Summit and Raise the Roof by Pat Summitt
Favorite professional team: Houston Comets (when Cooper, Thompson and Swoopes were playing)
Favorite sports writer or announcer: Dicky V.
Person she'd most like to meet: Jesus
Words that describe her best are: Short, competitive, fast, passionate, funny and cool
Best advice she's gotten about sports: "Can't score if you don't shoot, so shoot it," or "Play hard or don't play at all."
What people should know about her but probably don't: She's better at softball and track than she is at basketball.
If she could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Michael Jordan, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bugs Bunny
Why she chose U of L: Because of the move to the best conference in the country, the BIG EAST!
Best part of being an athlete: People know who you are and want your autograph. You have fans and aren't like everyone else.
The moment she realized she was really good at her sport: When she played on the high school varsity team when she was in the 7th grade.
If she won the lottery, she'd use the money for: A shopping spree and donate some to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation to help find a cure.