Alayne Felix, Women's Basketball

Alayne Felix, Women's Basketball

Hometown:
Mahopac, N.Y.

Major:
Power Engineering Technology

Anticipated Graduation Year:
2019

What made you come to Maine Maritime Academy?
I chose to come to Maine Maritime Academy because of the opportunity for success post-graduation.

What first got you interested in your sport?
My parents and older sibilings all played basketball so I loved that it was something that would always bring us all together.

What has been your favorite class at MMA?
Steam Generators

What is the best advice your coach has given you?
The best advice my coach has given me is that if you are somewhere, be there.

What motivates you to succeed?
My competitiveness and want to be successful is what motivates me to succeed.

What is your prized possession?
My prized possession is baby powder because it fixes every problem I have.

What is your favorite book? (Non-academic)
My favorite book is "The Five People You Meet In Heaven."

What is something that people would be surprised to learn about you?
Something that people would be surprised to know is that I probably have a bigger appetite then three grown men combined.

What are your hopes for the future?
In the future, all I can hope for is to feel like I have accomplished something and to ultimately be happy in anything I end up doing.

What is your favorite spot in Castine/on Campus? Why?
My favorite spot in Castine is the Back Shore because it is so peaceful and a good spot to see the sunset.

Tell us about a summer experience related to MMA?
This summer I will be interning with Kiewit!

What is your greatest challenge?
My greatest challenge here would be having the confidence to feel as though I can be successful athletically and academically.

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