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Dickinson State Athlete of the Week - Ashlie Larson

Ashlie Larson, a junior guard on the Dickinson State basketball team, led the team with 33 points over two games. On Friday, Nov. 30, the Blue Hawks defeated Salish Kootenai College (Mont.) 90-47 and Larson led all players with 23 points, while c...

Blue Hawks junior guard Ashlie Larson looks to make an inbounds pass while playing against the Bobcats on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Scott Gym. (Shelby Reardon / The Dickinson Press)
Blue Hawks junior guard Ashlie Larson looks to make an inbounds pass while playing against the Bobcats on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Scott Gym. (Shelby Reardon / The Dickinson Press)

Ashlie Larson, a junior guard on the Dickinson State basketball team, led the team with 33 points over two games. On Friday, Nov. 30, the Blue Hawks defeated Salish Kootenai College (Mont.) 90-47 and Larson led all players with 23 points, while contributing four steals, three rebounds and a pair of assists. A day later, Dickinson State lost the conference opener 85-65 to Presentation College (S.D.), but Larson still netted 10 points. She also added four rebounds, two assists and two steals.

DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?

AL: "I'm from Miles City, Mont. It's a small town in southeastern Montana and I chose Dickinson because of their business program. They have a good business program and the second part was for basketball, to continue playing basketball."

DP: How long have you been playing and what is your favorite part?

AL: "I've been playing since about fourth grade. My favorite part, is just getting the opportunity. It's a wonderful opportunity to play college basketball. Not many people get the opportunity."

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DP: Do you have any team goals this season?

AL: "Yes, We want to win the conference, go to Nationals. That's always the best."

DP: Do you have any personal goals?

AL: "Just to be the best player I can be, help my team out in any way possible."

DP: Do you have a sports idol?

AL: "Maya Moore is my sports idol. I'm a huge UConn fan so when I first saw her play I was like, 'Oh she's so good.' I wanted to be like her."

DP: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

AL: "Chicken and rice."

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DP: Where is the best place to eat in town and what is your go-to order?

AL: "I really like Buffalo Wild Wings and I get the buffalo ranch chicken wrap."

DP: If you had to lose to of your senses, what would they be?

AL: "Smell and hearing, probably. You got to be able to see."

DP: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

AL: "Probably to fly."

DP: What is your favorite holiday movie?

AL: "I don't really watch holiday movies, but probably The Grinch. The new one."

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