Charise Wilson Makes Her Decision
Q. Do you know anything about the team and their style of play?
Charise Wilson a junior at St. Anthony’s High School has made her
decision to play college basketball at Northeastern University.
Q. What schools were recruiting you?
A. “I had offers from Northeastern, Mount St. Mary’s and Central
Connecticut State I also had a lot of interest from Hofstra, Delaware,
Boston U., Univ. of Hartford, Towson, Drexel, LaSalle, St. Bonaventure,
Siena, Bucknell, Sacred Heart, Duquesne, Memphis and many other schools
I can’t remember them all but that’s some of the schools that contacted
me a lot.”
did you choose Northeastern?”
A. “They offered me in September and they were the one school that was
always there, while other schools were very interested then I didn’t
hear from them then I would again, then others schools would pop-up
disappear and then come back. So, I felt like Northeastern showed the
most interest the entire time.”
Q. Did you visit the school?
A. “When I went to visit the school, met the coaching staff I knew I
liked the school a lot, it just felt right, the campus was beautiful and
everything looked brand new and it’s a great academic school. Coach
LaForce and Coach Brit are great I already feel like a part of their
family and I can’t wait to go there, I like everything about the school
academically and athletically, I just felt the school was perfect for
me. I also felt that I would be successful when I graduate from
Q. What did you think of the coaches during your visit?
A. The coaches are a big reason why I felt it would be a perfect school
for me, they really made me feel comfortable and part of their
Northeastern family, hard to explain but my dad and I liked them a lot
when we went to visit."
A. “I watched them play and I like their style of play its very similar
to Riverside (my AAU team) and St. Anthony’s and I think it fits the way
I like to play, so this was another reason why I like Northeastern.”
Q. Any last comments you would like to add?
A. “I’m just happy it’s over, a lot of calls, e-mails and it puts a lot
of pressure on you, so I’m happy and I’m smiling because it’s over.”