Question and Answer with Alicia Hartlaub

Oct. 24, 2001

At what age did you start playing basketball and why? I started to play when I was in the second grade because my brothers did.

Who in your family do you idolize? Both of my brothers-one for his accomplishments in academics and athletics and the other for overcoming addiction.

What basketball player did you pretend to be as a kid? I pretended to be Charles Barkley.

Who do you think is the greatest player at your position? Charles Barkley.

What do you like to watch on television? ER.

Some people would be surprised to learn this about you? I have a boyfriend of soon to be 7 years.

Worst feeling you have ever had in basketball? I hate the feeling of losing.

What was your impression the first time that you visited Miami? Warm, sunny and beautiful.

Where are your favorite hot spots in Miami? Coconut Grove, the beach, the mall.

What two traits would you like to borrow from two of your teammates? Sheila’s (Sheila James)quickness and Shaq’s (Shaquana Wilkins)trim!!!!

Who has been your favorite roommate at UM and why? Sheila-because I am closest to her on the team.