Basketball Personal Statement

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I was warming up at Yale University for the start of the state finals when I realized that I wanted to play basketball at the next level. Since I was a little kid I have always been a big fan of basketball and was hooked ever since the 2012 Women’s NCAA basketball tournament. Although I have tried many different activities over the years my real passion always comes back to basketball. Not only has it brought fun into my life, it has helped me grow into the adult I am today. Given the proper opportunity, I would like to continue growing and contribute my skills to a college team who may need me and who I can contribute the most to.
However, starting from the age of seven, I have been participating in skills and drills camps and leagues for basketball. I had tried playing soccer, tennis, and softball, however the only sport I truly excelled in was basketball.When fourth grade came along I started playing on my very first basketball team. As the games started, I …show more content…

I can vividly remember replaying every post move made, every block, every drive. If you asked me about the 2012 NCAA Women's Final Four, I could tell you everything that went well and not so well for the Huskies. Their loss was devastating to me and so I watched it over and over again. Coming home from school and replaying that game became routine for me. My dream was to play with the UConn women, and little did I know, a year later I would get that opportunity. Furthermore, when I first found out about the Kara Wolters camp, I knew I had to go. In the summer of 2013, I attended my first year along with the UConn Manager Kevin Demille and players Stefanie Dolson, Kiah Stokes, and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis. I soon made friends with the other campers as well as the UConn girls. We did skill drills against the famous players and learned techniques. To say I learned a lot would be an

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