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    Missy Mitidiero
    2 Missy Mitidiero
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lansing, Ill.

    High School:
    Marian Catholic

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    Point Guard

    HIGH SCHOOL

    • Named one of the "Top 10 Point Guards in the Nation for Class of 2003" by Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times All-State First Team • IHSA State Tournament First Team • Daily Southtown and Star Newspapers All-Area • Illinois Times "Player of the Year" • Marian Catholic finished runner-up at State and was ranked #18 in the nation in 2002. • Rich South Galaxy Tournament MVP • Team MVP • Marian won the Galaxy Tournament as well as the Hillcrest Holiday Tournament and were co-champions of the East Suburban Catholic Conference in 2002. • 1,000 point scorer, averaging 13.0 points per game as a junior Champaign News-Gazette Second- Team All-State • Coached by Shannon Reidy at Marian Catholic • Played for Illinois Hustle.

    PERSONAL

    Born March 16, 1985 • Daughter of Don and Sandy Mitidiero • Has two brothers -- Nick (21) and Mike (21) and sister Jessi (18) • Plans to major in kinesiology and wants to coach

    Favorite TV Show: Friends, Will & Grace, Martin
    Favorite Musical Artists: Marc Broussard, Dave Matthews, 50 Cent, Eminem
    Favorite Movie: Life
    Favorite Sports Team: Nets, Kings
    What I worked on during the off-season: Defense, quickness, strength
    I started playing the game of basketball... by playing in my driveway with my friends and neighbors and playing with my dad.
    Top childhood memory: Going on vacation with my twin sister, twin brothers and parents
    What I've learned from Coach Grentz"Challenges create needs, needs create deeds."
    I chose my jersey number because...My high school number is 22, so I chose 2 because I like 2s.
    Growing up I most admired...my parents.

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