Getting to Know: Sidney Sanders

Winter Haven — Sophomore point guard Sidney Sanders rapped a fine career for Head Coach Matt Furjanic and his basketball program. Sanders led the team in almost every statistical category this season.

Sanders will be taking his talents to Fairleigh Dickinson University for his junior season and prior to his departure from Winter Haven he sat down with Sports Information Coordinator Terrell Elliston to see what keeps him busy off of the court.  

TE: Why did you decide to come to Polk?
SS:
I decided to come to Polk because I wanted to play basketball.

TE: What are your post-graduation plans?
SS: I will be attending Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and pursuing my bachelor's degree in business.    

TE: Who is your funniest teammate?
SS: I would have to say Deljavon Simmons.

TE: If you could travel any place in the world, where would you go and why?
SS: I would travel to Puerto Rico to relax and enjoy the beach.

TE: What/who inspired you to get involved with basketball?
SS:
I enjoyed watching my older sibling play, so I decided to play.

TE: What do you like best about team road trips?
SS: The laughs my teammates and I have after we win.

TE: What is your biggest pet peeve and why?
SS: Loud people, they annoy me.

TE: What is an obstacle in life you had to overcome?
SS: Staying away from the streets.

TE:  Favorite place to play in the Suncoast Conference besides Polk?
SS:
St. Petersburg College.


What is your favorite…

Quote or motto: "If you think it, you CAN do it."

Website: www.23isback.com

Song: "Everything"

TV Show: "Sport Center"

Movie: "Love and Basketball"

Place to eat in Polk County: Red Lobster/China Wok

Sport to watch on TV: Basketball, Football and Baseball

Pro Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers, Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Reds  

Pro Athlete: Derrick Rose and Dwayne Wade


Choices, choices and more choices…

Winter or summer: Summer

Bench-press or squat:
Squat

In-season or out of season: In-Season

High school or college: High school

Class in the morning or class at night: Morning

Winter Haven or……: Charleston, SC

Facebook or Twitter: Twitter

Singing or dancing: Dancing

Winter Olympics or Summer Olympics: Summer Olympics

Cat or dog: Dog

11/25/14 7:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Polk State College
at Santa Fe College
Gainesville, FL
11/29/14 2:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Polk State College
at Palm Beach State College
Palm Beach, Fla.
12/1/14 7:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Indian River State College
at Polk State College
Home
12/3/14 7:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Daytona State College
at Polk State College
Home
12/5/14 TBA
Men's Basketball
Polk State College
at Montverde Prep
Montverde, Fla.
12/11/14 7:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Victory Rock Academy
at Polk State College
Home
12/13/14 1:00 PM
Men's Basketball
Polk State College
vs. Pensacola State College
@ JUCO Shootout
JUCO Shootout Gainesville, FL
CONF ALL
St. Petersburg 9-0 20-7
Polk State 5-4 18-13
Hillsborough 2-7 9-19
State College of Florida 2-7 7-19