Meet the Athlete: Rieley Madson

Published 10:39am Thursday, September 5, 2013

Glenville-Emmons senior has played volleyball for 6 years

 

Q: What year are you in school?

A: Senior.

 

Rieley Madson is one of four seniors on the Glenville-Emmons volleyball team. In Tuesday’s match against Grand Meadow, Madson had 27 digs, five kills and a block. The Wolverines have an 0-3 record this season. — Micah Bader/Albert Lea Tribune
Rieley Madson is one of four seniors on the Glenville-Emmons volleyball team. In Tuesday’s match against Grand Meadow, Madson had 27 digs, five kills and a block. The Wolverines have an 0-3 record this season. — Micah Bader/Albert Lea Tribune

Q: What school do you attend?

A: Glenville-Emmons.

 

Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: My mom is Lori, my dad is Kelly and my brother is Logan.

 

Q: What sports are you involved in?

A: Volleyball is the only sport that I play.

 

Q: What is your favorite part of playing volleyball?

A: I definitely like
hitting the ball.

Q: What has playing volleyball taught you?

A: I’ve learned to hustle and be aggressive.

 

Q: What number are you?

A: No. 8.

 

Q: What sports did your family members play?

A: My mom played basketball and volleyball, and my dad was in track.

 

Q: What are your sports-related goals? 

A: I just want our team to work together and be aggressive.

 

Q: What are your college plans? 

A: I’m planning on getting my general classes taken care of at Riverland Community College, and then I’ll go from there.

 

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete?

A: I don’t really watch much volleyball on TV. I don’t have one.

 

Q: What is your favorite school subject? 

A: Economics. It comes the easiest to me.

 

Q: Who is your favorite teacher? 

A: Sarah Wegner. She teaches economics, government and history.

 

Q: What are your other hobbies? 

A: I stick to volleyball.

 

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: “Never Back Down.” It’s a mixed martial arts movie.

 

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Pepperoni pizza.

 

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?

A: I’ve been playing volleyball for six years.