Meet The Players

 

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Xena Dove

5’7 Sophomore/Guard

Majoring in general studies

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

High School: Palm Beach Lakes High School

 

Getting to know Xena Dove

*Who is your favorite athlete?

Michael Jordan

*What is your favorite quote?

“You miss 100% percent of the shots that you don’t take”.

*I could not get through the day without:

Listening to music and drawing

*What are your favorite hobbies?

Drawing, shoe shopping, watching Netflix, and doing my hair.

*What are three words that describe you?

Outspoken, outgoing, and a people person

*If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

Batman because he has cool gadgets and rides.

*Why I chose PSC: I chose PSC because I love the environment, the coaches, and the people in the community. Also, to better myself as a student-athlete.

Daijah Brown   

5’8 Sophomore Guard

Majoring in criminal justice

Hometown:  Pahokee, FL

High School:  Palm Beach Central High School

 

Getting to know Daijah Brown

Who is your favorite athlete?

Candace Parker

What is your favorite quote?

“Run Forest Run.” and “Be as you wish to seem.”

I could not get through the day without?

Candy

What are your favorite hobbies?

Eating Candy, dancing, and watching scary movies

What are three words that describe you?

Smart, Goofy, and Clever

If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

Elastic Girl because I am tall, skinny, and flexible.

Why I chose PSC: The reason why I chose PSC is because I love the environment and it’s not that far away from home. Also, the coaches are great.

 

Xana Dove

5’8 Redshirt Freshman/Guard

Majoring in general studies

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

High School: Palm Beach Lakes High School

Getting to know Xana Dove

*Who is your favorite athlete?

Michael Jordan

*What is your favorite quote?

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb and go through it or around it”.

*I could not get through the day without:

Listening to music, singing, and dancing

*What are your favorite hobbies?

Dancing, shoe shopping, and playing video games

*What are three words that describe you?

Competitive, goofy, and cute

*If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

Superman. Because he stands for justice.

*Why I chose PSC: I chose PSC because it’s a great fit for me. I have only been playing basketball for three years. I feel that this school will help me become better as a ball player and help me become a better person along the way.

 

Losmie Lutaya  

6’2 Sophomore/Forward/Center

Majoring in general studies

Hometown: Republic Democratic of Congo

High School: Institut Bamoyo

 

Getting to know Losmie Lutaya

*Who is your favorite athlete?

Maya Moore

*What is your favorite quote?

“Faith without work is dead”

*I could not get through the day without:

Calling my daughter

*What are three words that describe you?

Tall, skinny, and funny

*If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

Sam le Pompier (Firefighter), because he’s always on time to save people’s lives.

*Why I chose PSC: I chose PSC because I know I will receive a good education and succeed in basketball.

 

Aminat Jubril

6’2 Sophomore Forward

Majoring in general studies

Hometown:  Lagos, Nigeria

High School:  New Era Girls Secondary School

 

Getting to know Aminat Jubril

*Who is your favorite athlete?

Stephen Curry

*What is your favorite quote?

“All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them”.

*I could not get through the day without?

Singing and listening to music

*What are your favorite hobbies?

Studying, dancing, and singing

*What are three words that describe you?

Quiet, Responsible, and Reliable

*If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

Batman, because he was able to contain his fear.

*Why I chose PSC:  The reason I chose PSC was because it is best place to combine both studies and sport, which really works best for me.

 

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Ahyiona Vason

5’2 Freshman Point Guard

Majoring in General Studies

HOMETOWN: Montgomery, Alabama

HIGH SCHOOL: Jefferson Davis High School

Getting to know Ahyiona Vason

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

My mom

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

I wouldn’t change my name because it is very unique in its own way.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

Paris, because everyone says it is beautiful.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Pizza, because it makes my taste buds happy.

If you were an animal what would you be and why?

A tiger because they are fearless

Why I chose PSC:

I chose PSC because of the coaches and they have the best conference.

 

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Ta’Sheanne Armstrong

5’4 Freshman Point Guard

Majoring in General Studies

HOMETOWN: Arkansas

HIGH SCHOOL: El Dorado High School

Getting to know Ta’Sheanne 

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

My Auntie

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

I would not because I love my name

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

California, because I hear it’s a beautiful place to visit.  

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Hamburgers, because I can eat them anytime of the day.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

Tiger, because they are fierce.

Why I chose PSC:

I chose PSC because it was the best fit for me. Also, the coaching staff was great.

 

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Nia Johnson

5’7 Freshman Guard

Majoring in General Studies

HOMETOWN: Sandersville, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Washington County High School

Getting to know Nia:

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

Debra Johnson

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

Crystal, because that was my great grandmothers name.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

New York, because I heard so much about it and I always dreamed of going there when I was younger.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Chicken from Dick’s Wings, because they have the best wings and wings are my favorite food.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

A bird so I can travel faster

Why I chose PSC:

I chose PSC because there are good people here. Also, I like the coaching staff and the players.

 

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Kaloni Pryear

5’5 Freshman Guard

Majoring in Nursing

HOMETOWN: Pensacola, FL

HIGH SCHOOL: B.T. Washington High School

 Getting to know Kaloni:

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

Jade Brown

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

Erica, because it is a beautiful name to me.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

Bahamas, because it’s so pretty and I would love to see the view.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Cup noodles, because they are long lasting and you can do many different things with them.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

I would be a lion because they are fierce and one of the strongest animals.

Why I chose PSC:

I chose PSC because I am from Pensacola and I want to help my hometown team become a better program for years to come. Also, to stay closer to my family.

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Mylashia Yancey

5’9 Freshman Guard

Majoring in Physical Therapy

HOMETOWN: Ashburn, GA

HIGH SCHOOL: Turner County High School

 Getting to know Mylashia:

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

My high school coach

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

Kendra, because it is easier to pronounce then my name.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

Hawaii, because of their perfect climate, relaxation, and ocean cruises.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Noodles, because they are easy to cook.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

A lion. Because they have heart.

Why I chose PSC:

I chose PSC because it reminds me so much of my hometown. Also the coaching staff here are great! I am confident that they will help me get better not only on the court but in the classroom as well.

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De’Naizha Elder

5’8 Freshman Guard

Majoring in Physical Therapy

HOMETOWN: Knoxville, TN

HIGH SCHOOL: Navarre High School

 Getting to know Dee:

List someone who has influenced you in the game of basketball?

Dwayne Wade

If you could change your name, what would it be and why?

Lauren, because the team said I look like I could be a Lauren.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

Alaska, because Alaska is a pretty cool place to visit, and its different.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Cereal, because I love cereal and can eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

A lion. Because my birthday August 14th and I’m a Leo.

Why I chose PSC:

I chose Pensacola State College because they have a great basketball program. Also, there mascot is a pirate.

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