Atkins, Michi 2004-01-29

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Michi Atkins is a former Texas Tech Lady Raiders basketball player and member of the 1993 national championship team. She reminisces about her time with the Lady Raiders and Marsha Sharp as her former coach.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Michi Atkins

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Date: January 29, 2004

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 00:55:54


Introduction; Background; Sports background; Academics; Attending Texas Tech University; Major adjustments; Background in Loraine, TX; Preferred sports; Recruitment during grade school; Racial issues and “racial slurs”; TTU, Marsha Sharp; Training for basketball; Transitions to university basketball; Balancing academics and basketball; Winning the National Championship; Sheryl Swoops; Other team players; After winning, homecoming surprise; Strengths and weaknesses as a basketball player; On the court; Feelings about the Big 12 Conference; Good and bad experiences as an athlete at TTU; Life following those experiences; Life role models; The coaches and coaching styles; Continuing interests; Basketball; Children; Reading; Traveling; Conditioning at TTU.

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Transcript: Transcript available in reading room

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