N-G Athletes of the Week
Track & Field
Recent accomplishments: Won the 200 and long jump at Mahomet-Seymour's Bulldog Invitational and picked up three first-place finishes (100, 200, long jump) at Monday's News-Gazette Honor Roll meet and three more firsts in the same events at Tuesday's Vermilion Valley Conference meet.
Quote: "I feel good, but my times are not working out like they should be."
Before a meet, I get ready by ... listening to my coach and getting my mind right.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... New Orleans.
My most memorable moment in athletics is ... jumping 22 feet Saturday at Mahomet-Seymour.
My favorite movie is ... "Dead Silence."
Dream job ... Police officer
Dream date ... Jennifer Lopez
My guilty pleasure is ... winning.
My role model is ... Jesus.
If I could attend any university, I would choose ... Harvard.
Honorable mention: Jacob Browning, Fisher track and field; Colby Clapper, Danville tennis; Akshay Krishnamani, Centennial tennis; Jamie LeRoy, Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball; Josh Lytel, Blue Ridge baseball; Billy Regan, Centennial tennis; Vibhav Reddy, Danville tennis; David Ruedi, Centennial tennis; Lupetti Tulua, Centennial tennis; Logan Vance, Danville baseball; Josh Viljevac, Danville track and field; Jud Wienke, Tuscola track and field; Joel Yambert, Champaign Central tennis
Track & Field
Recent accomplishments: Was one of nine girls to break a minute in the 400 at Class 2A sectionals. Also ran a leg on a 3,200 relay that had the state's fastest time.
Quote: "Right after I ran I was so tired, but I knew I could not do it all without my team and coach."
Before a meet, I get ready by ... thinking I can do it.
If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Greece.
My most memorable moment in athletics is ... breaking a minute in the 400.
My favorite subject is ... Spanish.
Dream job ... Teaching elementary school
Dream date ... Chris Allen
If I were not competing, I would be ... playing volleyball.
My role model is ... my teammates.
The biggest phobia I have is ... mice.
If I could attend any university, I would choose ... Penn State.
Honorable mention: Emily Clennon, Unity track and field; Lynzie Fields, Schlarman softball; Audra James, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Lauren Jerkovitz, St. Thomas More track and field; Bridget Krouse, St. Thomas More track and field; Mara LaPayne, Villa Grove track and field; Hannah Ohl, Bismarck-Henning softball; Kaitlyn Phillips, Danville softball; Emilee Seevers, Monticello track and field; Jessica Smith, Clinton track and field; Lindsay Troike, Tuscola track and field; Renee Trumbo, Judah Christian track and field; Mackenzie Westwater, Monticello track and field