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Sport: Golf

School: Southwest Onslow High

Grade: 11th

Quick facts:

• Helped establish a girls golf team at Southwest Onslow

• Has been a member of the Paradise Point Eastern NC Junior Golf League team for five years

• Competed in the Intercollegiate Championship on Camp

Lejeune

• Plays soccer and runs cross country

• Finished 2nd in the Junior Base Championship

• Previously lived in Okinawa

• Finished 9th at the 1A/2A East Regional

Q&A:

Q: WHAT IS ONE OF YOUR GOALS MOVING FORWARD?

A: I want to be a sports trainer or a mechanical engineer.

Q: WOULD YOU RATHER CONTINUE TO PLAY GOLF OR SOCCER IN COLLEGE?

A: I want to keep playing golf, because golf can get you a lot more college scholarships.

Q: WHAT ARE SOME OF THE STRENGTHS IN YOUR GOLF GAME?

A: Strengths in my golf game I would say are my drives and my irons.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?

A: I like making new friends during a golf match.

Q: WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO WHEN YOU AREN’T PLAYING SPORTS?

A: I like to paint, draw and jam out to music.

Q: HOW DO YOU LIKE PLAYING AT PARADISE POINT GOLF COURSE ON BASE?

A: I love their course. It’s nice. I love playing in all the tournaments they have.

Q: DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR OTHER ATHLETES?

A: Don’t be scared to try your hardest. Go for it. If it’s not for you, then finish out the season strong and find a new sport. If you love it, keep practicing, practice hard and don’t give up on yourself.

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