Athlete Spotlight: Cager Dawson Lott
LCC's Dawson Lott makes a short-range shot during action in the Gannon Gym. Courtesy photo
Staff Writer Arianne Olayinka recently interviewed LCC basketball player Dawson Lott. The freshman graduated from Webberville High School and is currently majoring in sports management.
Q: What position do you play?
Q: How long have you been playing ball?
A: “Ever since I’ve been able to pick up a ball. I started playing in the third grade.”
Q: What has been the highlight of your basketball career so far?
A: “Coming back to win the (MCCAA West) league when we were down a lot of games. (We just) showed everybody we weren’t done.”
Q: What makes a great teammate?
A: “What makes a great teammate is (someone who) picks (their teammates) up when they’re down.”
Q: What does your game-day routine look like?
A: “I don’t really have a game-day routine. I know people believe in jinx, like if you don’t do this then you won’t play good. I just have something good to eat and listen to music to clear my head before the game.”
Q: What’s the best piece of advice that you’ve gained from your coaches?
A: “Nothing is ever too far-fetched. Always strive for something in life.”
Q: What are your future basketball goals?
A: “To that next level. (It) really has always been a dream of mine to play the sport of basketball for as long as possible; not only to get to the next level but to see myself improve as a man in life.”