|Madel Gimpes 14
GENERAL: A speedy point guard...Makes good decisions on the court...Possesses solid leadership qualities...Will see quality minutes at the point.
BEFORE SIENA: Four-year letterwinner at Manchester...Helped guide Manchester to a 74-7 overall record in her tenure with the program...As a sophomore helped lead Manchester to the state championship notching a perfect 28-0 record...Two-time Central Connecticut Conference champions (2004-05 & 2005-06)...Hartford Courant and New Haven Register All-State honoree...Connecticut High School Coaches' Association (CHSCA) All-State recipient...Lettered one year in outdoor track.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Craig and Marlene Parker...Born on February 5, 1989 in Tondo Manila, Philippines...Has a younger brother Darius...Her aunt Kayla Parker runs track at the University of South Carolina...Enjoys writing poetry in her spare time...A marketing and management major...Chose Siena for its family like atmosphere and outstanding academic reputation.
The Madel Gimpes File
Nickname: Geeda, Smooth
My favorite sports team is? New York Yankees
The funniest member on the team is: Serena Moore
One thing I wish people knew about me is: I was born in the Philippines
Three words that describe me are: Outgoing, funny and spontaneous
If I could play anyone 1-on-1 I would play: Reggie Bush
My favorite class at Siena is: Psychology
If I could travel anywhere in the world I would travel to: Turks and Caicos
My favorite movie is: Love and Basketball
My idols are: My parents
My favorite book is: Chasing Destiny
My favorite athletes are: Allen Iverson and Reggie Bush
My favorite quote is: "Reach for the moon! And even if you don't make it, you will still be amongst the stars."
My favorite day of the week is: Friday
My lucky number is: 14