Each Wednesday through the end of the 2009-10 season, FightingSioux.com will take a personal look at members of the North Dakota women's basketball team. This week we've featured Jossy Bergan.


Name: Jossy Bergan
Year: Senior
Major: Elementary education
Position: Point guard
Hometown: Valley City, N.D.

Why you chose UND: Because of the tradition and the coaching staff.

Most memorable moment at UND: Going to the Elite Eight during the 2006-07 season.

Relatives who have played college or professional sports: My brother Chad ran track and cross country at North Dakota State.

Career plans: To get my master's in reading and then teach kindergarten somewhere in Colorado.

Hobbies: Sports, water sports, and shopping.

FAVORITES...
Sports team: Minnesota Twins
Favorite sport to watch other than basketball: Football
Movie: Mean Girls
Singer: Justin Timberlake
Food: Steak
Athlete: Michael Jordan
Actor: Bradley Cooper
Video game: Super Mario Bros.
TV Show: 90210, Gossip Girl

Number of songs on your iPod: 1,000.

No one would believe that you listen to: Gospel music.

What song gets you "pumped" before a game: "Get Low" by Lil Jon

Non-basketball skill you wish you could do better: Sing.

Talent you have outside of basketball: I can walk on my hands.

Funniest thing coach Roebuck ever said: "You look like a bunch of kittens in a gunny sack."

Best advice you have ever received: My father once told me, "It doesn't matter how big you are, you can still accomplish your dreams."

Person you admire most: My brother Chad because he has always been there for me. He is a big reason that I have gotten as far as I have.

Best part about being a Fighting Sioux: Being a part of the tradition.

Why did you choose your number: Because the smallest person on the court should wear the smallest number.

Person you pretended to be when you were little: Michael Jordan.

When did you get started playing basketball: In the first grade.

 - Go Sioux -