Alexandra Martinez is a junior starter for the Socorro Warriors basketball team. Alexandria will be guarding the paint for the Lady Warriors all season long.
Question: How long have you been playing basketball?
Answer: I’ve been playing since around 16. My family is very big on sports. I went into AAU with the city and just carried on from there.
Q: Are there any other sports you play?
A: I do golf and track as well. My best sports are basketball and golf as those two are the ones I have been involved with the most.
Q: Who has the coolest jerseys, other than Socorro, you have seen?
A: I really like the Bernalillo (Spartans) jerseys. I like the design on the sides being a cool type of spatter.
Q: What is your favorite sport that you do not play?
A: Probably football. My family always watches it, so I kind of got into it that way.
Q: What is your favorite Olympic sport?
A: It would have to be track/running. The 100m or 200m. They’re just so fast. It simply amazes me.
Q: Who is your favorite athlete?
A: I’m not sure, that’s tough. I guess I’ll go with Kobe (Bryant). He was undeniably the best.
Q: If you could have dinner with one famous person in history, who would it be?
A: I’m trying to think of a funny person. Fluffy (Gabriel Iglesias). I feel like that would be a fun night hanging out with that guy.