Junior guard Ny Hammonds recently sat down with the Charlotte 49ers athletic media relations office and talked about her summer and the upcoming season. Last season, Hammonds became only the 20th different player in school history to record 100 assists in a season when she recorded a team-leading 109 assists.
How is your summer going? So far, so good.
What are you doing this summer? Nothing too special, just basketball and school.
What class are you taking? I am taking the Evolution of Sociological Theory.
What is your major? Sociology.
Did you take a class the first session of the summer? Yeah, I took a Women's Studies class. It was work, women and money.
Is that class part of your major? No, it is a part of my minor. I am working on a minor in Women's Studies.
With the majority of the coaching staff being here a year now, do you think that will help this year? Yes, it is helping already helping because they know us better and we know them better which gives us a better feel for each other.
Last year you went over the 100 assist mark, being only the 20th player in school history to ever do that. What did reaching the 100 assists mark mean to you? It was okay, honestly, I don't think that is a lot of assists. I am going to try to get more this year.
What are your personal goals and the team's goals for this upcoming season? The team goal is always to win the Atlantic 10 Championship and go the NCAA Tournament. Personally, I want to be more offensive-minded, defensively I am a spark, but I want to be more offensive-minded.
You went to high school and grew up pretty close to here, what does that feel like playing college basketball close to your home? It was the best move I could have made. I can go home whenever I want. It is great since my friends and family can come watch me play.
What are you doing the rest of the summer? I have been doing a lot of shopping, other than basketball and school, I have been doing a lot of shopping.
Who has been the biggest influence on your life? My high school coach (Angela Morton) was a big influence on my life. Now my dad and I have a better relationship so he is becoming a big influence on my life.
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