Name: Annie Weckesser
School: Chaminade Julienne
Claim to fame/honors: Huber Heights resident is a third-year varsity guard; averages 11.5 points and 3.4 assists; honor student; member of CJ Student Council; Dabbelt Report Top 50; All-Ohio Southwest District Honorable Mention as a sophomore
Bet you didn’t know … I cried every morning when I had to leave my mom from preschool through kindergarten
Words you live by: Work hard and give it your all, you never know when this is gonna be over
Toughest opponent: Alter
Biggest influence: My mom and dad, sisters and coaches
Match-day rituals: I either eat a banana or pineapple, listen to music, and pray with my teammates.
What’s on your bedroom walls? A motivational note from my coach freshman year, drawings from my little cousins, and pictures of my family and friends.
When I’m bored I like to … go to the animal shelter and play with the dogs.
Favorite movie: Father of the Bride
Person who would play you in a movie: Kimberly Williams (played Annie Banks in Father of the Bride, where I got my name)
Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy
Favorite musical artist: Luke Bryan
I can’t live without: Basketball
I can live without: An alarm clock
Event you’d like to attend: March Madness Final Four
Favorite book: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Favorite home-cooked meal: Spaghetti casserole
Favorite restaurant: BJ’s Brewhouse
Favorite smell: Chocolate chip cookies
Favorite cereal: Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Dick’s Sporting Goods
Vegetable you won’t eat: Brussels sprouts
I’d love to trade places for a day with … Ellen DeGeneres because she is a very giving person
Whose mind would you like to read? The President
Place where you’d love to travel? Hawaii or Rome
Talent you’d like to have? Singing
Favorite school subject: Math and science
Favorite athlete: Serena Williams
Favorite team: University of Dayton men’s basketball
Favorite Olympic sport: Gymnastics
Something in the world I’d like to change: Violence and negativity
Favorite sports moment: Making it to the final four in the AAU National Championships twice
Favorite junk food: Esther Price chocolates
Best thing about basketball: I get to do the thing I love every day alongside my teammates
In 10 years, I hope to be … A pharmacist or working somewhere in the medical field, maybe coaching, and hopefully married and starting a family.
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