Athlete of the Week: Ellie Brush, Mason

Name: Ellie Brush

School: Mason High School

Sport: Track

Class: 2017

Age: 18

Claim to fame: 4x800 team

Bet you didn’t know: I’ve never broken a bone

Toughest opponent/why: Kings, because they have a great team with a lot of fast runners and we compete against them a lot.

Favorite book: Eleanor and Park

Favorite movie: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: Ed Sheeran

Favorite pro athlete/why: Angela Bizzarri because she went to my high school and my coaches speak very highly of her.

Favorite smell: Brownies

Favorite home-cooked meal: Buffalo Chicken sandwiches

Game-day rituals: I always eat a turkey sandwich on the day of meets

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Jessica Beil because I am a lot like her character in the movie Valentine’s Day. Her character is very driven and organized.

Words you live by: I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.

Biggest influence/why: My older sister because she taught me how to be a leader on the team and always supports me.

I am most annoyed by: People who walk slow in the hallway

I can’t live without: My two sisters

Most embarrassing moment: When I got a rock stuck up my nose when I was little

In 10 years, I’ll be: In North Carolina working as an accountant

Best thing about track: Being able to compete with my best friends

Worst thing about track: When meets get delayed

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Beets

Favorite junk food: Anything chocolate

Favorite school subject: Stats

Last DVD or video game I bought: The Lorax movie

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Emma Stone

Love to trade places for a day with: Blake Lively

When I’m bored, I like to: Hang out with my friends or watch Netflix

Worst habit: Playing with my hair

On your bedroom walls: Pictures of me and my friends

Talent I’d most like to have: To be able to sing

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