Dec. 5, 2003
GETTING TO KNOW Adrianne Ross
What is the first thing you would do if you were head coach for a day?
Take a day off.
Who is the best player you have ever faced?
Shanna Zolman, who will be a sophomore for Tennessee this year.
What is one thing you wish you were better at?
Time management and taking better advantage of my leisure time.
What is the best advice you have ever been given?
To play for the name on the front of my jersey instead of the one on the back.
What is your dream job?
Why did you choose to attend TCU?
The people here are great.
OTHER TIDBITS ON ROSS
Ross is a pre-major at TCU
Her brother, Ronald Ross, will be a junior on the Texas Tech men's basketball team this year
Also has a sister, Ebony
Goes by the nickname "Ace"
Wears No. 33 because it was worn by Scottie Pippen, who inspired her as a child
Lists "In Those Jeans" by Ginuwine as her favorite song
Says her favorite TV show is "Blind Date"
Ross' favorite junk food is pizza rolls
One person she would really like to meet is former Texas point guard T.J. Ford
States her brother has been the most influential person in her career as an athlete
Finds Juan Dixon to be a very impressive person
Says winning the state championship her senior season is her most memorable moment in sports
She would keep the ring from that title with her at all times if she could only have one possession
Her favorite sport besides basketball is volleyball
Wants to see the University of New Mexico added to the schedule more than any other team
Ross' best friend from another team is D'Nika Romero, who will play for Texas A&M next season after spending one year at Texas A&M-Kingsville and Claredon Junior College
One place she has always wanted to visit but has never had the chance is Broadway
Adrianne Nycole Ross, the daughter of Ronald and Tammy Ross, was born Nov. 23, 1984.