Reporter Athlete of the Week: Sophia Kissin

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:03pm
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Hazen High School’s Sophia Kissin, tennis, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for April 12.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Macroeconomics

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Other than tennis, I love to read, cook and hang out with my friends and family.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parents because they have been my biggest supporters from the start.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Before every match I warm up, stretch and go over my game plan. Visualizing myself constructing points, gets me in the zone!

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Arms around you,” by XXXTentacion

From the Sideline

“Sophia has played seven matches at No. 1 singles and is undefeated. She has lost only two individual games making her individual game record 84-2 for the season. Her strength at the top of the ladder allows us to be more flexible with the rest of the line up.” — Gail Ellis

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