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Stefanie Dolson Outdoes Herself

The basketball player, Stefanie Dolson outdid herself when it came to those smooth globetrotting moves. Her UConn team vanquished Notre Dame in no time.

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Stefanie Dolson and her team of basketball sisters beat Notre Dame lickety-split. And the UConn newcomer, Stefanie Dolson owes it all to the relentless efforts of coach, Geno Auriemma.  If it weren’t for his untiring support and painstaking corrections, the UConn team would never have made it to where it is today. 

In fact, Stefanie has a famous tale to tell about how the toughest coach on the planet made her see the light. Once when she was practicing on the basketball court, Auriemma shouted out and stopped her in her tracks. He came into the circle of players and told her something in a very practical manner. 

It was a shock to her since she was not used to such brusqueness. But she was to thank him later on for by pointing out her mistake, Geno had motivated her to be the best. As Stefanie developed the perfect body required to score those skyhooks and slam dunks she also managed to pay heed to the coach’s memorable advice.

"He took out a piece of paper and put it on the floor and said, 'You just jumped over that to get the rebound," Dolson said. "At the time I was thinking 'Dang, man!' It was blunt and I was little thrown off. At the same time, Coach has a way of throwing in humor to get you to laugh things off. But I remember what the message meant and I grew from that moment. I started thinking, 'Okay, I am not the best rebounder and I can't jump that high but I am going to work to a point where I am now with my body."'

Today Stefanie Dolson is proud to have contributed to UConn having won by thoroughly defeating Notre Dame. And the entire credit goes to none other than Geno. Stefanie and another notable player, Breanna Stewart, made some very quick decisions on court. Their teamwork and hardcore abilities to perform under pressure paid off big time. 

They bushwhacked the opposing team in a very smart manner. And Stefanie’s 6 foot 5 inch frame came very handy in the path to ultimate victory. The coach of Notre Dame, Muffet McGraw, expressed his dismay at the drubbing his team got by saying “They just overpowered us. They killed us inside. Their bigs were too much for us."

It was all about the rebound for Stefanie. She employed her killer instincts and highly honed skills to beat the opponent players at their own game. Auriemma is mighty proud of his team of brave players. He doesn’t plan on changing his “give them hell” ways for he will always remain a rough and tough coach that gives the best advice ever. 

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