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Mooriah Rowser is a 5'9" shooting guard who is headed to Memphis for her college ball. The smooth Rockville native is a dynamic scorer and a lock down defender. We caught up to Ms.Rowser after the IAAM/WCAC Challenge and she answered a few questions for 695Hoops.
695: How did you start playing ball?
Mooriah: I started really young, I fell in love with the sport because my cousin had a little basket in his basement and I would want to go play on that. I also played in a Boys and Girls Club and I when I started playing in that league I knew it was something I really liked.
695: Where did you grow up?
Mooriah: I grew up in Rockville, MD.
695: Did you play any other sports?
Mooriah: I have never played any other sports.
695: What other hobbies do you have ?
Mooriah: I like going to the movies, hanging out with friends and shopping. I also like to travel out of the country.
695: What do you love about playing this game?
Mooriah: I would consider myself competitive, so I like the competition. I also like the team concept of the sport because you're able to start long lasting relationships with your teammates and even people outside of your team.
695: What do you want to add to your game?
Mooriah: Range is something I would like to add. I also would like to dunk one day.
695: Which music artists do you listen to?
Mooriah: My favorite artist is Beyonce but I'm also a big fan of Jay-Z and Kanye West.
695: What is the last good book you read?
Mooriah: A series called Indigo by Monica McKayhan
695: Which AAU teams have you played for?
Mooriah: I have played for Classics,Team Sol, Maryland Lady Shooting Stars and Maryland Blue Star.
695: Who is your favorite player?
Mooriah: Kobe Bryant is my favorite player.
695: How was the recruiting process? How did you decide on Memphis?
Mooriah: The recruiting process was a long process, but it's also fun because you have all these schools that want you. Personally, I wanted to take my time during the process, I did not rush and pick a school I really didn't like. I chose Memphis because the team plays my style of ball, the school has both a good academic atmosphere and social atmosphere, plus I really liked the city.
695: Tell me something people might not know about you...
Mooriah: I actually eat a lot, it just doesn't show.
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