Helen is a captain and starting guard on the Varsity Basketball team. When asked about Helen, head varsity coach Brian Hemping said, “Helen was voted as a captain of the team this week and in our season opener against DCA, she posted 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Scarabs to victory. She is a true leader on and off the court and I am excited to see what she brings to the program this year.” We sat down with Helen to find out what makes her such a great player and leader.
Question: How long have you been playing this sport?
Answer: Since 3rd grade.
Question: What do you love most about this sport?
Answer: I love my teammates!
Question: Do you have any pregame rituals or traditions?
Answer: We always get hype with music before each game.
Question: Do you have plans to compete collegiately?
Question: How close are you all as a team?
Answer: Very close! We are always together outside of basketball.
Question: What are your goals for this season?
Answer: To continue to improve as a team.
Question: What do you attribute your success to?
Answer: Communication and working together.
Question: What is your favorite TV show?
Answer: Parks and Rec.
Question: What is your favorite snack food?
Answer: Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies
Question: What is your favorite pre-game meal?
Answer: I can’t eat before a game.
Question: If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
Answer: Bob Dylan
Question: What do you love most about being a Scarab?
Answer: I feel very welcome and at home here.