Catching Up with the Coogs: Part Seven
Nov. 10, 2011
HOUSTON - In a seven-part series, UHCougars.com will catch up with each of the seven newcomers of the University of Houston women's basketball squad prior to the start of the 2011-12 season.
UHCougars.com met with freshman guard Mileka Loydrake on Thursday to discuss the upcoming season. Loydrake comes to Houston after starring at Clear Springs High, where she averaged a team-leading 11.9 points per game as a sophomore en route to 24-5A Newcomer and Offensive Player of the Year honors.
Houston officially opens the 2011-12 season against New Mexico State on Friday at 7 p.m., at Hofheinz Pavilion.
UHCougars.com: What has been the biggest transition between the high school and college level?
UH: What are you specifically trying to improve on before the start of the season?
UH: How has the senior leadership been so far with so many new faces on the team?
UH: What's the thing you like most about Coach Buchanan?
ML: "He's very passionate, and that's what I love about him. I'm a passionate player myself, and I can really relate to him because he's so passionate and excited about the game."
UH: What are you most looking forward to about the upcoming season?
UH: What made you choose to attend the University of Houston?
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