D I M E D R O P P E R!

5'7" Junior Point Guard. Erin "Dime" O'Bryan of Highland High School has established herself as the 2003 top guard prospect in Arizona.

After a coming out junior year, the Highland star has NCAA DI programs across the Country chasing her and with good reason. Lets take a look at the
"Dime Dropper"……..

"Dime"….
Led her team to a 32-1 record.
Fiesta Region Champions – 2001, 2002 - 2 consecutive years
5A State Final 4: 2000, 2001 & 2002 – 3 consecutive years
Ranked #12 Nationally, #5 Western Region (Feb. 20, 2002)

2001-02 HIGH SCHOOL STATS
Scoring Avg.: 17.7 ppg
Field Goal % 55%
Assists Avg: 6.6 apg
Free Throw %: 72%
Steals Avg: 3 spg
3 Point %: 36%
Rebounds: 4 rpg

AWARDS
Arizona Republic 1st Team All State - 2002
East Valley Tribune 1st Team All State - 2002
ArizonaPreps.com 1st Team All State - 2002
Fiesta Region Co-Player of the Year - 2002
Highland HS Team MVP - 2001 & 2002
Winslow Winter Classic All Tournament Team – Dec 2001
Coca-Cola Classic Tournament MVP – Nov 2001
Nike Western Regional Invitational Camp – Sept 2001
Adidas Super 60 Invitational Camp – Sept 2001
Co-MVP SDSU Individual Elite Camp – Aug 2001

If that isn't enough, Erin no doubt understands that her studies come first, experiencing the same success in the classroom she has enjoyed on the court. Which will payoff when it comes time to sign on the dotted line.

With recruiting in high gear, we asked "Dime" the schools at the top of her list, and they include: USC, UCLA, UCSB, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oregon State, Old Dominion.

"Dime"s next 3 months is booked with tournaments all over the United States, with recruiters in tow….
Summer Schedule:
May 10-12 Duel in the Desert Tempe, AZ
May 25-27 YBOA Orange County, CA
June 22-23 Basketball on the Beach Santa Barbara, CA
July 7-10 End of the Oregon Trail Portland, OR
July 12-14 Swish Classic Orange County, CA
July 19-22* Nike Magic Kingdom Irvine, CA
July 20-24* USJN Washington, DC

Erin currently ranks the following as the best players she has played against:
1. Nicole Powell - Mt. Pointe during freshman HS season
2. Shanna Zolman - Tennessee bound Mc Donald's All American
3. Sade Wiley-Gatewood from USA Today #1 Lynwood HS in CA



She has been playing with Hawk teammate KT "Special K" Creech since junior high, and interesting enough won the Regional McDonald's NBA 2-Ball competition in 1997 and advanced to Seattle for the National semifinals.

Between "DimeDroppin" this summer, Erin will be working for the Boys & Girls Club of Gilbert this summer in their Sports Camp.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Football kickers beware! Erin won the regional Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick competition in 1996. She finished #6 in the Nation.

Erin "Dime" O'Bryan. Remember the name, and be sure to check her out next year leading the Highland Hawks to AWA.

Congrats Erin on a great season!

Coach T

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