Parents: William and Anita Marie Dakin
School: Neuse Charter
Club Team: Lady Wolverines
Also Considered: Mars Hill, Wingate, Campbell, Lenoir-Rhyne
Why Lenior? “It offered me the best opportunity to play and their scholarship offer was impressive.”
Notable: Dominique was a four-sport athlete at Neuse Charter, also playing volleyball, running track and playing soccer. She was a three-time team MVP for the Cougar basketball squad and a two-time all-conference selection. She received the Legacy and Cougar awards at NCS as well. … One of her most memorable moments was hitting a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime against Spring Creek. … Dominque wants to improve her ball handling and defense and get stronger. … She is quick to credit both NCS coach Daniel Casey and her AAU coach, Shawn Jefferson, for her development on and off the court: “They are both the best coaches an athlete can ask for.” … She plans to go into nursing as a career.