Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Ashley Thapa

  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018 12:14pm
  • Sports

Renton High School’s Ashley Thapa, girls soccer, was selected as the Renton Reporter Female Athlete of the Week for Sept. 7.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Language Arts and History

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: I love hiking, playing softball and soccer and swimming.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My oldest sister — she got me into sports as a kid and motivated me.

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

A: Laughing, talking and dancing with my teammates & our school cheer.

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

A: Big Bank

From the Sideline

“Ashley has been a dedicated student athlete for Renton High School in the soccer program for the last four years, maintaining a 4.0 GPA while working and being active in extra curricular activities. Ashley is coachable, demonstrates good sportsmanship toward all and is well liked and respected by her teammates. She was voted captain her junior year.”

— Coach Andrea Anderson

The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by: State Farm agent Jim Sullivan


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