Athlete of the Week: Sophia Schivone, Lakota West High School

Sophia Schivone
Sophia Schivone

Name: Sophia Schivone

School: Lakota West

Sport: Volleyball

Class: Senior

Age: 18

Claim to fame: 2017 Nerf Wars finalist

Bet you didn’t know: I have arachnophobia

Toughest opponent/why: Mount Notre Dame because they are always very strong both offensively and defensively

Favorite book: Flowers in the Attic

Favorite Movie: The Wolf of Wall Street

Favorite TV show: Family Guy

Favorite artist: Post Malone

Favorite pro athlete/why: Kerri Walsh because she is very inspirational and an amazing athlete

Favorite smell: The ocean

Favorite home-cooked meal: Beef tips over noodles

Game-day rituals: Going to Smoothie King

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Blake Lively because I think she is perfect and I love everything about her

Words you live by: Do what makes you happy

Biggest influence/why: My cousin Brennan because of all the obstacles and challenges she has overcome in her life and doing it all with a positive attitude. She is the most inspiring person I know and just knowing her makes you a better person.

I am most annoyed by: Rainy days

You can’t live without: Ice cream

Most embarrassing moment: Getting a really bad bloody nose at Kings Island and being escorted to the infirmary in an ambulance

In 10 years I’ll be: Traveling the world

Best thing about volleyball: The fast pace and high intensity

Worst thing about volleyball: Losing in 5

Vegetable I won’t eat: Spinach

Favorite junk food: Candy

Favorite school subject: History

Last DVD I bought: Hairspray

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Tyra Banks

Love to trade places for a day with: Heidi Klum

When I am bored, I like to: Sleep or go to the gym

Worst habit: Being messy

On your bedroom walls: Pictures of Paris

Talent I would most like to have: Singing