Q & A With Enonge Stovall
Enong Stovall is a sophomore forward from Philadelphia, Pa., on the women’s basketball team. She is averaging 5.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game in her sixth man’ role. At 17-5, the squad is off to its best start since the 2004-05 season.
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Enong Stovall: I’ve met a lot of famous people. Chamique Holdsclaw, Allen Iverson. Everybody on the [Philadelphia] Sixers team. Joey Galloway. Carmelo Anthony.
If you could be on any reality television show, which would you want to be on?
Stovall: Real World/Road Rules Challenge.
What is your favorite sport besides basketball?
What is your favorite food?
Stovall: Baked macaroni and cheese, but I love food. All foods.
What is something you’re an expert on and could teach a class?
Which teammate makes you laugh the most?
Stovall: It would be between Abby [Robertson] and Monica [Wright].
If you could trade places with one UVa athlete for a day who would you choose?
Stovall: Somdev Devvarman from the men’s tennis team. I like tennis and he’s great at it. I would want to go to practice and see how good I was.
What has been your most memorable basketball game?
Stovall: When I was 13, Abby and I went to France to represent our age group for the USA. We won a gold medal.
What is your favorite saying?
Stovall: “Pregame’s at U-Hall.”
What’s your favorite play during a game?
Stovall: The play that’s an alley oop pass for Monica.
What is the best concert you’ve ever been to?
Stovall: The Ladies First Tour. Beyonce in Philadelphia.
When you’re not in Philadelphia, what do you miss the most about it?
Stovall: What I miss about Philadelphia is that no matter where you are in the city, everyone is very social with strangers. I also miss South Street, cheesesteaks, pretzels and water ice.
Your brother, Maurice, plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Are you guys competitive with each other?
Stovall: We’re not competitive with each other at all. We’re best friends.
If you were writing your own bio, how would you describe your game?
Stovall: I’m more of a defensive player for sure. I just play and don’t try to think about it too much. I’d agree with Coach Ryan that I’m “Just Philly.”
Would you rather make the game-winning shot or make the game-saving defensive play?
Stovall: I’d rather make a steal to end the game, because I wouldn’t want to be the person who let the other team score to win the game.