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More Than The Score

March 02, 2007

Leila Chouai
St. James
Basketball
Senior

What do you like best about your sport? "The team dynamic. We've struggled in the past with our winning record but I love that no matter what, we're a team and we stick by each other on and off the court."

Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "Sticking with basketball. I've definitely thought about not playing in the past just because of all the other sports I play, but I love it and I've stuck with it and I'm glad. I'm having a lot of fun this year."

Toughest team you have faced? Montrose Christian Academy

Other sports? Field Hockey, Lacrosse

Other activities in school you are involved in? Yearbook, Head of Student Activities Committee, Tour Guide, Big Sister

Pregame rituals? "We always have a pump-up CD which is a must for our team just to get us psyched. We always meet in center after our running around the court to talk each other through it."

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Favorite professional team? Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite athlete? "Kobe Bryant. I grew up watching him and that's really why I started liking basketball."

Favorite book? "Their Eyes Are Watching God"

Favorite song? "Differences" by Ginuwine

Sitcoms, dramas or reality shows? Reality ("The Real World")

Celebrity crush? Will Smith

Favorite school subject? English

Least favorite school subject? Math

Best place to hang out? "At my best friend's house just hanging out, not really going out anywhere, watching movies and eating lots of food and having a girls' night in."

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