Dale, 6-1 Sr. Palos
Position: 2,3,4 HT: 6'1" WT: 165
High School Coach: Steve VanderVeen
PrepCA: What is your official height and weight?
PrepCA: What is your greatest basketball memory?
Playing with my club team FBC Blue this past summer. We went 28 – 0 winning all the major
PrepCA: What are your goals for the upcoming season?
Bay League Championships! Make it
to CIF/SS FINALS to compete in the PYRAMID! Retire my high school #3
PrepCA: What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to keep improving on?
I have worked hard to improve my shooting.
I'm always working on my shooting and ball handling.
PrepCA: Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for?
I would look for Brooke Lyons who is tagged for being a ‘rebounding machine' and
that is quite an accomplishment given she is 5'10" tall and playing the
PrepCA: Name one teammate you really respect and why?
I can't name just one player. If I
could say anything, I'd have to say my entire club team at FBC. They are more than teammates, they
are my sisters.
What are your goals regarding playing college basketball at
To make an immediate impact.
PrepCA: Did you consider staying in state to play in college?
Of course, I considered playing in
PrepCA: What were your top 5 college choices?
Other than the obvious –
PrepCA: What were the top 3 reasons for choosing
1.) I chose
PrepCA: Do you know what you will major in at
I might double major-COMMUNICATIONS/Broadcasting and Education (obtain a
teaching credential so that I might be able to coach
PrepCA: Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
My FBC teammate - Lenita Sanford
because she has arms longer than Shaq!
PrepCA: Name one opponent who you really respect and why?
Rock Solid. A team out of
PrepCA: What Club Basketball team do you play for in the Spring and Summer?
I played for FBC BLUE.
Undefeated this season, 28-0.
PrepCA: How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
Hard working until the end.
Passionate and enthusiastic about the game of basketball. Energetic and a
PrepCA: What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?
Dale: My strengths are shooting, basketball IQ, passing and making my teammates successful. I continue to work on all aspects of my game to become as well rounded player as I can be.
PrepCA: Who is your favorite athlete and why?
Mia Hamm. She inspired me to want
to play sports at the collegiate level.
PrepCA: What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
"If it is to be, it is up to me!"
Coach Steve VanderVeen
PrepCA: Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?
I am expecting Bay League and C.I.F./SS Championships.
What position do you think you will play at
2,3 and a little bit of 4.
What can the Colorado Basketball program expect from you as a player?
Dale: 110% effort, great footwork and work ethic. I'll be an impact player.
PrepCA: What was the last book you've read?
Dale: Cyrano de Bergerac
PrepCA: What was the latest movie you saw?
Dale: Gridiron Game
PrepCA: What is your all time favorite movie?
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PrepCA.com will be covering Girls Basketball extensively throughout the season, so be sure to tell all your teammates, coaches, family and friends.
Don't forget, join us in our Girls Basketball Forum to talk girls hoops!
Athletic directors, coaches or fans who would like to suggest a player to be featured may contact PrepCA.com Publisher Gary Trousdale at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to Chelsea and her family for giving us the opportunity to conduct this interview!