Getting to Know ... No. 2 Kasey Crockett
This fall DartmouthSports.com will be running a "Get to Know You Feature" with the freshman members of the Dartmouth women's basketball team. This week's question and answer session is with forward Kasey Crockett from Southfield, Mich.
Crockett extends the Detroit Country Day-Dartmouth pipeline, joining Faziah Steen and former Big Green player Katharine Hanks as products from the Michigan powerhouse. Crockett led her squad to back-to-back MHSAA regional championships as well as Class B runner up honors in 2009 and 2010.
Tell us about your family. Do you have any siblings?
Crockett: My family is very supportive. I have a lot of great role models, especially my mom who has been through many hardships in her life, but has still managed to achieve success. I have two sisters and three brothers.
What made you want to come to Dartmouth?
Crockett: When I came to visit I fell in love with the atmosphere. I loved that the college focuses on its undergraduates and that the D-Plan allows students to have flexible schedules. I also liked the people that I met and the coaching staff.
What are you most looking forward to being a student-athlete here at Dartmouth?
Crockett: I am most looking forward to traveling on the road with the team and bonding with them.
You have several siblings who have played Division I athletics, have they given
you any advice on being a student-athlete?
Crockett: They have definitely given me a lot of good advice. They have told me to make sure I manage my time efficiently so I have enough time to excel at both school and basketball and work as hard as I possibly can on the court.
What's one Ivy League team you're looking forward to playing against?
Crockett: I am most looking forward to playing Princeton because they were undefeated in the Ivy League last season and I want the team to ensure that that never happens again.
Who is your funniest teammate?
Crockett: My funniest teammate is definitely Kamala. She is always doing and saying hilarious things at very odd times.
Describe the feeling you felt when you first walked into Leede Arena as a
member of the Dartmouth women's basketball Class of 2016?
Crockett: I was mostly just proud that I have the opportunity to be a part of such a great legacy.
What is your favorite class so far?
Crockett: My favorite class so far is Writing 5 because the subject matter is very interesting and I enjoy writing.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish during your collegiate career?
Crockett: I would like to win at least one Ivy League championship!