Athlete of the Month: Bailey Crimmins

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Athlete of the Month: Bailey Crimmins

Junior Bailey Crimmins is a key player for the girls basketball team.

Junior Bailey Crimmins is a key player for the girls basketball team.

Photo by Grace Dodis

Junior Bailey Crimmins is a key player for the girls basketball team.

Photo by Grace Dodis

Photo by Grace Dodis

Junior Bailey Crimmins is a key player for the girls basketball team.

By: Grace Dodis, Reporter

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Bailey Crimmins

Junior

Sport: Girls Baskebtall

Position: Center

Number: 35

Why she was selected: Crimmins has been a key player this season for the Lady Knights. She is one of the leading scorers and rebounders as well.

What do you do to contribute to the team?

“My rebounding skills during the game and scoring points.”

What do you need to work on?

“My defense skills need improving, along with my ball handling ability.”

What is one of your goals for the team?

“My goal is to help the team get 20 wins this season. I really want to win Regionals or place first in our Conference.”

What are you most proud of so far in the season?

“We’ve had new additions to our team, but we’ve adjusted well. Overall, we are a just a relatively young team and despite that- we’re  winning and playing hard.”

How long have you been playing?

“I started playing basketball in fifth grade.”

Why did you decide to start playing?

“I’ve always been on the taller side, and a lot of people suggested trying out basketball.”

Who is your inspiration?

“Elena Delle Donne from the Chicago Sky.”