GopherSports.com recently sat down with freshman guard Alex Ionescu to learn a little bit more about why she decided to come to Minnesota, what she plans to major in and her favorite American food.
Why did you decide to come to the U?
"Because of the cold weather. Haha. No, it was always my dream to play college basketball, and Coach Borton came to Romania two days before my surgery. That was very important to me."
What type of surgery did you have?
"ACL surgery on my left leg."
What do you want to major in at the U?
"I want to major in retail merchandising apparel, and maybe minor in journalism."
What is your favorite American food>
"Ummm... Bacon. We don't have bacon in Romania. I mean, some people eat it, but it's not something specifically Romanian."