695HOOPS WHERE IT'S ALWAYS ALL ABOUT THE GIRLS
Updated June 23,2012
Frederick's India Dotson gave a verbal commitment to Monmouth University today after attending their camp. Read her interview below.
Frederick's six foot forward India Dotson is ready for a break out summer. After two straight trips to UMBC with her high school team, the future business lawyer is ready to take the AAU circuit by storm. 695Hoops caught up with Ms. Dotson recently and she gave us the scoop on her short and long term goals.
695: What did you like about Monmouth that made you commit the same day they offered?
India: The campus is beautiful. It's so convenient for the athletes with the library being near the dorms. The arena is gorgeous. There's a beautiful beach one mile away from campus. The coaching staff and players automaticaly felt like family. It's such a loving, supportive staff at Monmouth. It's unbelievable.
695: Sounds like a great place...
India: I automatically bonded with the girls. They're a superb group. And the campus was just overwhelming. It really has everything I could ask for. Plus, they have both of my majors, law and business. They have one of the best business programs in the nation.
695: Where did you grow up?
India: I moved to Frederick In 5th grade and was very tall to the other kids so in 6th grade I made the team because of my height and just stuck with it.
695: Where did you grow up?
India: I was born and raised in Akron Ohio.
695: Which AAU teams have you played with?
India: I've played with Alana Beard's Future, Frederick Focus,Nikki Teasley Assist and now I'm with The Lady Terps.
695: Tell me about last year's experience at UMBC. How was it winning a state championship?
India: My last experience at UMBC was AMAZING. It was a once in a life time experience.
695: How did you guys celebrate?
India: The team had a sleep over to celebrate.
695: When you go to parties do you dance or just stand around?
India: I rarely dance at parties because I party like twice a year (laughing).
695: What is your favorite subject in school?
India: My favorite subjects are Spanish and Trigonomery.
695: So you might be a nerd?
India: No. (starts laughing). Why do you say that?
695: Well the Trigonometry and you probably don't dance because you don't have rhythm. (both of us are laughing now).
India: Nooo! I can dance! I just don't.
695: So what do you plan to major in when you get to college?
India: I want to major in business law.
695: Can you cook?
India: I can cook. I'm really good at that. My specialty is my homemade chicken broccoli alfredo.
695: What do you have on your Ipod?
India: I have hip hop, R&B and slow jams on my Ipod.
695: Who is the funniest person on your team?
India: The funniest person or most annoying? Just kidding. I would have to say my best friend Chloe. She always makes me laugh.
695: Who is your favorite player?
India: I'd have to say Kemba Walker. I love his game and I want to play him one on one.
695: What do you need to add to your game for the next level?
India: I need to add a pull up jumper.
695: Thanks for your time.
India: Thank you.
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