13 Michelle Wong
13 Michelle Wong
Height: 5'2"
Year: FY
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, CA
High School: Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Position: G

High School:

Played guard for four years under high school coach Natalie Kelly in Palos Verdes Estates, CA…Played for a club team (SGV) and two AAU teams (San Gabriel and Club West) during her time at school.


Michelle would like to attend Med School after she graduates from Caltech…Says she chose Caltech because of its friendly atmosphere…Hobbies are listed as eating and sleeping…Favorite player is Steve Nash…Biggest influence on her is her sister Stephanie…Has a brother Michael…Parents George and Holly

Getting to Know ...

1.    If time travel were possible, would you travel into the future or into the past?  Future. To the time when I can finally own a corgi.

2.    If you could invite three people to dinner, who would you invite? My dad past, present, and future.

3.    If you could try out any job for a day, what would you like to try??? Zookeeper

4.    If you could learn one random skill, what would you learn? How to socialize

5.    Describe yourself as a flavor.  Water

6.    What animal would you be? Sloth. They succeed by doing nothing.

7.    Are you Wind, Earth, fire or water? Water. I’m water flavored (see above).

8.    Other than basketball, what is the most exciting sport for you to watch? Curling. I like watching the sweepers sweep.

9.    If you were burying a time capsule that would not be discovered for at least 100 years, what three items would you put in it to tell the future what your life was like? Fork, spoon, chopsticks

10.    What do you think the greatest contribution to science has been in your lifetime? Development of robotically-assisted surgery

11.    What accomplishment in your life are you most proud of ? Once I made a perfect soft serve ice cream cone in open kitchen.

12.    Do extraterrestrials exist?  No. Earth is a unique snowflake.

13.    What is your guilty pleasure that most people would be surprised to know you enjoyed? Tea

14.    What is your favorite corny joke? Why doesn’t the seagull fly over the bay? ...Because then it’d be called a bagel.

15.    What is the song you know by heart that forces you to turn up the radio whenever you hear it playing? The team singing happy birthday.

16.    What class have you taken you were sure you’d hate but ended up enjoying? Cotillion

17.    Why did you pick the major you are studying?  I like biology and chemistry. You get to play with chemicals and stuff.

18.    What is your favorite part about being on this team? Michelle Wong