Getting to know the GLO – Gaby Bronson

Bronson scored a season-high 16 points on June 22.

You probably know Gaby Bronson was a starter for Nicolet High School when the Knights won the 2011 WIAA Division 1 championship.

You may also know Bronson surpassed 1,000 points at UW-Parkside and was twice named All-GLVC while helping the Rangers to an appearance in the NCAA postseason before playing professionally in Europe. But did you know Bronson’s first dream job was become an artist?

Bronson is averaging 6.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in five games with the GLO.

 

Background
Name: Gabriela Bronson
Nickname: Gaby
Position: Guard
Jersey number: 20
Hometown: Bayside, Wisconsin
College (major): University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Applied Health Sciences)
Prior professional experience: 2 years (Holland, Luxembourg)

 

Bronson is set to play professionally in Belgium this season.

Favorites
TV show: The Office
Movie: Casino Royale
Music act: Drake
Book: House Rules by Jodi Picoult
Meal: Chicken curry
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers
Sports team: Packers
Vacation spot: Adelaide, Australia
Wisconsin attraction: Summerfest

Bronson went 3-for-3 from the field at 1-for-1 at the foul line at St. Louis on June 16.

 

Personal
Pets: None
Hobbies: Traveling, working out
Number of states visited: 21
Number of countries visited: 15
Two bucket list items: Visit all the national parks, scuba dive

 

Firsts
Job: Lifeguard
Car: 1993 Toyota Camry
Dream job: Artist
Basketball highlight: Winning state in 2011
Concert: Dixie Chicks

 

Bronson and the GLO play at home July 13.

Basketball
Proudest team accomplishment: Going from a losing season my junior year at Parkside to the NCAA tournament my senior year.
Proudest individual accomplishment: Signing my first professional contract.
Best player you’ve played against: Jewell Loyd
Your basketball Mount Rushmore: Sue Bird, Steve Nash, Diana Taurasi, LeBron James

 

GLO teammates
Funniest: Alex
Best shooter: Gabbi Ortiz