Indiana State Reps attend official State Qualifier tournaments to award Golden Ticket invites to the top two finishing teams at each grade and to answer any questions from coaches and families. Please say "hello" when you see them!
Hailing from Kodak, Tennessee, Mariah was a standout basketball player who was recruited by a variety of schools across all levels of competition. After graduating from Seymour High School, she joined the Women’s Basketball team at Earlham College in Richmond, IN, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Social Relations. Currently, Mariah is an ABA Therapist working with children diagnosed with autism. Outside of work, she enjoys drawing, reading science fiction, listening to music, and attending concerts and festivals. Mariah is excited to share her love for basketball as a member of the team at State Basketball Championship.
Sara was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois, but is currently getting her Master's in Athletic Administration at Indiana University. She previously graduated from IU in May 2020 with a Bachelor's in Sport Marketing and Management. While she has not played basketball herself since grade school, she kept herself involved with the sport by working in marketing for IU's basketball team the past two years. To keep herself busy outside of her schoolwork, she works as a brand associate at Old Navy, as well as spending her free time going on hikes with her dog and exploring Bloomington with friends.
Matthew has lived and grown-up on the Southside of the Indianapolis area. He graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He has been athletically involved his whole life, especially with basketball. Basketball is his passion. He first picked up a basketball at the age of 3 and has played and admired the sport ever since playing for his school team, AAU, and his Fraternity Intramurals. Matthew is a die-hard Indiana Pacers fan and attends games on a regular basis. In his free time (pre-covid), you can find Matthew watching/playing sports, traveling, going to concerts, and just being around friends and family. He has multiple nieces and nephews that are involved in sports, specifically his two nephews who currently play basketball who he loves coaching and cheering on. Matthew is excited and eager to work with the State Basketball Championship and is ready to make an impact!
Basketball has been a part of Andrew’s life. He discovered his love for the game a soon as he was old enough to hold the ball and continued to play through his senior year of high school. He majored in Sports Management & Business Management at Wood Memorial and worked for the Oakland City Parks & Rec Department as Referee for youth basketball and other sports. Andrew works as a high school basketball referee and volunteer head coach for the Evansville Special Olympic team, while pursuing the ultimate goal of officiating for college basketball. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys fishing and spending time with his new wife and son.