695HOOPS WHERE IT'S ALWAYS ALL ABOUT THE GIRLS
Aberdeen's Lakeia Hayden was known for her long range three point shots up until this year. Now the 5'8" junior is running the point guard position and has helped Aberdeen reach the state semi final game at UMBC. After Aberdeen sent Hereford packing Ms. Hayden answered some questions for 695 Hoops.
695: How old were you when you started playing ball?
Lakeia: I was about 6 when I first started but didn't take it serious until I was about 10.
695: Where did you grow up?
Lakeia: I grew up in Harford County.
695: What AAU teams have you played for?
Lakeia: have played for The Lady Bulldogs ,The Starz , The Lady JayHawks, & played in small tournaments with other teams.
695: What do you love about this game?
Lakeia: I love the atmosphere! I feel as though when I'm on the court, I get away from my problems and can just focus everything on the court!
695: What do you want to add to your game?
Lakeia: I want to add everything to my game, especially my footwork. I mean, you can only get better!
695: What position are you most comfortable playing?
Lakeia: I am most comfortable playing at the 2, even though this year I'm playing the 1. I'm used to scoring.
695: Do you play any other sports?
Lakeia: Yes. I play volleyball and I throw shot & discus for track.
695: Who is your favorite player?
Lakeia: Marissa Coleman, Diana Tarausi and Dwayne Wade.
695: What artists have you added to your Ipod recently?
Lakeia: Wiz Khalifa, Trey Songz , Nicki Minaj and Drake.
695: What's your favorite food and who do you want to cook it?
Lakeia: My favortie food is pizza. I prefer Pizza Hut.
695: What do you plan to study in college?
Lakeia: I plan to study nursing and become either a Neonatal Nurse, or a Nurse Practitioner.
695: Good stuff and good luck at UMBC.
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