“Right. I’m coming from Oklahoma and moving to the big city.”
Have you ever been to New York before?
“Never. I only know what I’ve seen on the movies.”
What do you feel like you need to most improve to become a successful pro?
“I’m going to extend my game out to the 3-point line. That’s what I’ve been working on in the offseason. A lot of people don’t know I do shoot the 3, so I’m just going to keep working on that and handling the ball and playing the 3 and 4 so I bring more to the table.”
Training camp begins May 5. What’s your schedule going to be like from now until then?
“I really don’t have a schedule anymore. I finished my online class last week and I have a presentation Thursday, and that’s pretty much it. I planned ahead of time. So I will be in the gym every day until training camp.”
Can you sum up what this basketball journey has been like for you? There have been a lot of ups and downs, especially during your final two seasons at OSU.
“It’s been long and it’s been a struggle. It wasn’t easy. I had my bottoms and I had times where you wouldn’t even expect me to be where I am today. But I had people behind me that pushed me, so you can never give up on what you believe in.”
For more on Young, check out this Senior Day story about her relationship with late coaches Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna.
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