Don't have an account? Click Here
Pac-12 Networks Switch Now Ad
Q&A with Newcomer Taylor Dalrymple
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 10/11/2010
Send Mail Print RSS
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Related Links

Oct. 11, 2010

TUCSON - Meet Wildcat women's basketball newcomer Taylor Dalrymple!

Junior Taylor Dalrymple played her first two seasons of collegiate basketball at Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City, Fla. She was a key member of the Commodores team that posted a 32-1 record and captured the 2010 NJCAA National Championship, as well as the FCCAA/Region 8 and Panhandle Conference crowns. She averaged 6.7 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting 45.6 percent from the field to go along with 1.7 assists. She was chosen honorable mention All-NJCAA and All-Panhandle Conference as a sophomore.

She was a four-year letterwinner at Collins Hill High School and a member of 2006-07 team that posted a perfect 31-0 record that included Georgia 7-5A state championship and a national championship with the Screaming Eagles. She was a two-time all-conference pick while also being named team captain.

Q: What is the biggest adjustment from high school life to college life?

A: Being independent.

Q: Who is the person or people that have made the biggest impact on your playing career?

A: My mother, Marsha Lewis, and my coaches at all levels.

Q: What's one thing your family wouldn't let you leave home without?

A: Pictures of my family and friends.

Q: Is there anything that has surprised you about the campus, city or athletic program?

A: The campus is really big and it's takes time to learn your way around.

Q: Is there a player you model your game after? Professional or collegiate?

A: My father but I can shoot better. (College of Charleston head coach) Bobby Cremins said so.

Q: What are your career aspirations post-basketball?

A: I want to be a basketball coach.

Q: Is there a song or artist you listen to pre-game to get pumped up?

A: Lil Jon, "Get Some Crunk in Your System".

Q: What's your favorite home-cooked meal and by whom?

A: My mother's fish tacos.

Q: What's one thing you miss most about your hometown?

A: Knowing where everything is.

Q: What is one thing most people don't know about?

A: I can sing and I love doing hair.

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals?

A: I like to talk to myself and, if possible, look in my mom's eyes.

Arizona Women's Basketball
Cancer Awareness Campaign
Where is the world is Brian Jeffries?
Weekly Fan Poll
Live Stats