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Athlete of the Week: Isabel Robayo

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  • Athlete of the Week: Isabel Robayo

    Career Facts

    • Member of the Swansboro varsity volleyball; winter track; varsity soccer; and spring track teams.

    • Plays travel soccer for U19G JASA Surge Premiere Team and Unified Sports Club


    • A National Tech Honor Society member

    • 3.3 GPA

    2018 Season Stats

    • Qualfied for the state championship with a personal record of 33 feet, 9 inches in the shot put. Placed ninth out of 17 at states throwing 32 feet, 7 inches.

    • In the 2018-19 season as the starting middle hitter; played 41 out of 41 varsity volleyball games. Ended the season with 46 kills; 10 assists; 11 aces; 20 digs and 20


    • During the 2018 soccer season, started as defensive center back, playing all 23 games. She was named to the All-Coastal 3A Conference Team

Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:48 pm

Q: How did it feel to qualify for the state championship in Shot Put?

A: It means a lot to me because I know I can throw to the best of my ability. It is super hard doing the shot put, and there is a certain number you need to qualify.

Q: How does track help you with other sports in which you participate?

A: Track helps me with sprinting so I can stay in shape. I try to keep myself busy until soccer season, working on my strength.

Q: What has your time at Swansboro High School meant to you?

A: I love the support and respect that we get from our principal, coaches and staff. They are very positive, and there is no other school that I can really see myself at.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete and why?

A: I always looked up to Alex Morgan on the United States national team. There is something in her [a passion when playing] that other players don’t have.

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