Athlete of the Week: Maggie King, Mason High School

Maggie King
Maggie King

Name: Maggie King

School: Mason

Sport: Volleyball

Class: Junior

Age: 16

Claim to fame: Earning a starting spot on varsity as a freshman

Bet you didn’t know: When I was young, I loved dogs so much, I wanted to grow up and work at a kennel.

Toughest opponent/why: Ursuline because we haven’t beaten them yet.

Favorite book: Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite TV show: The Office and Grey’s Anatomy

Favorite musical artist/song: Supermarket Flowers/Ed Sheeran

Favorite pro athlete/why: Kerri Walsh Jennings because she doesn’t give up no matter what challenges she faces.

Favorite smell: New car

Favorite home-cooked meal: Shrimp Scampi

Game-day rituals: Jam session in my car and a prayer in the locker room before every game

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Jennifer Lawrence because she is adventurous, independent, and courageous.

Words you live by: Love each other, hug each other.

Biggest influence/why: My sister because she has constantly been the person I look up to for anything

I am most annoyed by: Negative people

I can’t live without: My family

In 10 years, I’ll be: Working as an occupational therapist

Best thing about volleyball: Playing on a team

Worst thing about volleyball: Floor burns

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Brussels sprouts

Favorite junk food: Ice cream

Favorite school subject: Math

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Ellen DeGeneres

Love to trade places for a day with: Blake Lively

When I’m bored, I like to: Watch Netflix and go shopping

Worst habit: Watching Netflix and going shopping

On your bedroom walls: Pictures of friends and family

Talent I’d most like to have: Singing