Meet the Boilermakers: April Wilson

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Wilson shot nearly 40% from behind the three-point line last season.

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Wilson shot nearly 40% from behind the three-point line last season.
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Oct. 16, 2013

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April Wilson

Interests / Hobbies: Playing the guitar and listening to music

Nickname: A-Dub/A-Wil

One word to describe my game: Smooth

Major (or plan to major in): Psychology

Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Fever National Championship game in 2013

Best Concert I Ever Attended: Never been to a concert

Best Player I Ever Faced and When: Becca Greenwell, senior year in high school

Best Friend From Another Team: I don’t befriend the enemy.

Three Players on my Dream Team: Kobe Bryant, Diana Taursi, Derrick Rose

Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule and Why: Louisville, to get another shot at theme

Toughest Place I've Ever Played: UofL, being at home (at Louisville)

Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: FCA Magazine or Sports Illustrated

Most Famous Person Ever Met: DJ Pauly D & Rondo

If I could trade places with one teammate for a day, it would be (Name and reason): Courtney, because her faith in God inspires me to be more bold, and I want to see how she handles obstacles.

If I could be Coach Versyp for a day, I would: Buy a couple cars, a couple houses, and go shopping.

My favorite Coach Versyp saying is: There’s that smile.

Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With (dead or alive): Kevin Hart

Place I'd Like to Visit: Jerusalem

Best Part About Purdue: Best of both worlds- academics and basketball

Best Moment at Purdue: Virgin Islands

My First Memory of Basketball: Playing in a church league when I was 7, where it all started

My Dream Job is: Missionary overseas

I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed (does not have to be sports-related): I wish I would’ve gone to see Terry during her chemo sessions.

My Hometown is Famous For: Derby

Favorite Musical Artist: Hillsong United

 

 

 

 

 

 

Song I Have To Listen To Before Games: Anything Christian

Favorite Food:  Fettuccini Alfredo/B-Dubs

Favorite Sports Movie: Coach Carter, She’s the Man, Remember the Titans

Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy

Favorite Pro Athlete in Different Sport: Alex Morgan (soccer)

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite Website: YouTube

Favorite League Arena Other Than Mackey Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Best Part about a Purdue Gameday: Well besides the game, the pre-game meal!

Player to Surprise People Most This Year: Whitney

Player That Will Be First to Get Married: Dee-Dee

Player That Will Be The Last To Get Married: Me

Player That Will Be a Head Coach Someday: Me

Player With Strongest Accent: Most definitely HayDay!

Player That Wants to be a Reality TV Star: Torrie

Most Competitive Player: KK

Player That Dresses The Best: Torrie or Dee-Dee

Player That Dominates Video Games: Whitney or Joslyn

Best Singer: Torrie

Best Dancer: Me and Torrie

Player I Would Not Want to Get in a Fight With: Liza

Player That Talks About High School Days The Most: The freshmen

Funniest Player: CAMILLE!