Posted On: 02/12/20 8:03 AM

Maya Barakat is a senior star at Crestwood. She's a tough as nails power forward that can control the glass and has excellent footwork in the paint. Barakat recently committed to the University of Michigan - Dearborn. We caught up with her to talk about her game, her commitment and more.

Question

What is the biggest strength of your game?

Maya Barakat

My biggest strength is my inside and post game as well as my rebounding.

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You recently committed to UofM - Dearborn. How does it feel?

Maya Barakat

It’s feels awesome being committed to U of M - Dearborn, it’s a dream come true!! Since I was a kid I’ve dreamed of playing college basketball and this is an amazing opportunity for me, i cannot wait to be a Wolverine!

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What made UofM - Dearborn the right choice for you?

Maya Barakat

Not only is it a great university where I will be getting a good education to prepare me for my career, I’ll be playing basketball under an awesome coaching staff with a great group of girls. It’s also very close

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