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Antonio Dillon (Natalie Christine)

Antonio Dillon (Natalie Christine)

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Name: Antonio Dillon Position: Guard/Forward Q: What do you feel your individual strong points are as a player? A: I give hustle or make a play when the team needs it.

Q: How do you feel your team differs from other teams on the court or field? And why is that?A: We are always calm and many teams can’t pressure us into mistakes.

Q: Are you planning to continue playing your sport after Skyline? If so, what college?A: I am planning to continue playing after Skyline, but it all depends if any colleges are interested or if I change my major.

Q: About how long have you been playing your sport? How did you get started?A: Since the grade 6. I lost a family member and I felt I would do something that my family would be proud of me for.

Q: From the high school level, how do you feel the game has changed in college? And how do you think you’ve grown as a player?A: Everything is faster. I’ve had to adjust to the speed.

Q: Do you see yourself as a leader or a team player? And why?A: A team player. I don’t try and be something I’m not. I just do things that a team needs.

Name: Shawn Echols Position: Guard

Q: What do you feel your individual strong points are as a player? A: Defense, Communication, and Energy.

Q: How do you feel your team differs from other teams on the court or field? And why is that?A: It seems like our team get along on and off the court and we all bring something different to the team that helps us.

Q: Are you planning to continue playing your sport after Skyline? If so, what college?A: I plan on playing after Skyline, bit I’m not sure where.

Q: About how long have you been playing your sport? How did you get started?A: I’ve been playing since I could walk, my dad likes basketball and I picked it up from him.

Q: From the high school level, how do you feel the game has changed in college? And how do you think you’ve grown as a player?A: The game has changed in size and speed, you have to be smarter and you’re allowed less mistakes before you get yelled at. I’ve gotten stronger and I’m more patient and cautious with the ball.

Q: Do you see yourself as a leader or a team player? And why?A: I see myself as both. In order to be a team leader, you have to be the ultimate team player. I’m not the leader of the team, but I try to be very vocal especially on the defensive end, and I try to keep everyone on the same page whenever there is a stop in a play.