Time Out with Allison Feaster

TIME OUT WITH...
ALLISON FEASTER
Charlotte Sting foreward Allison Feaster is the only Ivy League graduate in the WNBA and passed up a job on Wall Street to pursue her dream of playing professional basketball. Get to know Allison in the latest installment of "Time Out."
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  • Favorite movie?
    Braveheart
    Favorite book?
    Beloved, by Toni Morrison
    Favorite type of music?
    R&B and rap
    Favorite color?
    Black
    Do you have any nicknames?
    "Charlie," my middle name is Sharlene
    What other sports do you play
    In high school, I played track and field and tennis.
    Any surprising facts about yourself?
    I made straight A's in school (until I got to Harvard).
    What is the most unusual thing that has happened to you?
    My senior year in college, our team scored the greatest upset in college basketball history.
    What achievement are you most proud of?
    I am most proud of my Harvard degree and education.
    Do you have any role models?
    My mother. As a single mother, she showed me the importance of hard work.
    When did you become interested in playing basketball professionally?
    When the WNBA first began.
    What is your favorite moment on the court?
    After a big play, when my teammates come together and celebrate. I am always enthusiastic, so every moment is a favorite.
    What did you study in college?
    Economics
    What are yor hobbies or interests outside of basketball?
    Shopping, spending time with friends and family, movies, reading.
    What is your philosophy on life?
    Anything is possible. Regardless of the situation, i have the power to change it.
    If not a basketball player, what would you be?
    A tennis player.
    When your playing career is over, what might you pursue?
    Focus on my family. Playing in the WNBA will create options for me.

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