Defense Related Quotes



“Skyline held the ball. We made some switches on defense and once we took the lead, the tempo of the game changed.”

Dave Ryder


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“They played better defense, and they blocked better than we did. We didn't get into our offense enough, but it was a good match, and I knew it would be tough when they played us well at our tournament.”

Al Warden


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“Our defense fell apart for one quarter, but after that, we played them pretty even. If we had played all four quarters like we did the first, we would have been fine.”

Dave Heaverly


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“My ego is not that big where I need to feel I'm the missing link to this defense or anything like that. We're playing together and playing as a unit. Guys in the system have gotten better, they're understanding the system more and we're playing assignment football.”

Corey Simon


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“This was a defensive battle between two teams that pride themselves in defense. There weren't many open shots, and there weren't any transition baskets. And both teams, because of the defensive intensity, had trouble finding a rhythm.”

Harry Larrabee


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“We feel it is essential to the President's defense that we be able to call our own witnesses and present our own arguments to address these important questions.”

Gregory Craig


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“With our defense, we made it clear to both of them that they?re not there to strike people out. Their job is to not give up walks and don?t put the ball down the middle of the plate. They can strike people out, but we don?t want to put that kind of pressure on them. Right now, we have enough to win the game without them striking people out.”

Carolyn Eckhardt


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“Well, they had very few opportunities to score. Lauren Tarver played great defense and she plays with all heart.”

Dave Molina


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“Coach did put a challenge out there for me to be more active on defense, to be more aware. I know I'm a good defender. At times, I just take a rest. So he put a challenge on me not to take a rest.”

Dwyane Wade


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“In the first half it was real competitive. We played good defense. But they had a couple little spurts - one at the end of the first half and one in the third quarter - where they scored some points real quick.”

Chuck May


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