With two seniors graduating, four new freshman have joined the team and will likely see playing time this season. The class of 2015 includes Christy Hewatt (Cumming, Ga.), Courtney McKenzie (Dallas, Ga.), Mikaela Hopkins (Agusta, Ga.) and Jazz Green (Darlington, S.C.). CofCsports.com sat down with the freshman to get to know them a little better, continuing with guard Jazz Green.
Question: What has been the biggest adjustment on/off the court from high school to college?
Answer: "Off the court you have to worry about getting work done by yourself, there is not anyone to help you and to tell you to do your homework. On the court I had to get used to the fast pace and learning all the plays."
Q: What is your favorite part about being at the College of Charleston?
A: "I love the campus and I get along really well with the girls on the team."
Q: What are your goals later in life/dream job?
A: "I want to play overseas when I graduate college and go to the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) one day."
Q: What is something unique about you that most people don't know?
A: "I won a state championship in softball in ninth grade."
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/traditions?
A: "I always say the lord's prayer before every game."
Q: Do you have any brothers/sisters?
A: "Yes. I have a little brother Marquis. He is in eighth grade and he plays football, baseball and basketball."
Q: If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
A: "I would go to Jamaica, because I went to the Bahamas last summer so next would be Jamaica."
Pro sport team: Miami Heat
Favorite sports athlete: Lebron James
Hobbies outside of basketball: Hanging out with friends and family
Food: Rice and Gravy
Movie: Love and Basketball
Musician/Band: Wiz Khalifa
The CofC women's basketball team has their first exhibition game Friday Nov. 4 at home against Armstrong Atlantic at 7:00p.m. and open the season at home Nov. 11 vs. East Carolina at 5:00p.m. The Cougars host Connecticut Dec. 21. Contact the ticket office at 843.953.2632 or go to their website here.