Meet the Athlete: Heidi Brandt

Published 8:31 am Thursday, October 25, 2012

Lake MIlls’ Heidi Brandt poses for a photo after a Bulldogs game in St. Ansgar recently. -- Brandi Hagen/Albert Lea Tribune

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Q: What year are you in school?

A: Senior


Q: What school do you attend?

A: Lake Mills


 Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: My sister, Stephanie; three brothers, Charlie, Alex, Tim; dad Kenny; mom, Cindy


Q: What sports are you involved in?

A: Volleyball and golf.


Q: How did you get started in golf?

A: Ive been playing pretty much my whole life. My whole family plays so I’ve grown up on the golf course.


Q: How did you get started in volleyball?

A: I started in fourth grade and have been playing it ever since. My mom and sister both played and all my friends are playing so I decided to try it out and I liked it.


What is your volleyball number?

A: Nine.


Q: What other extracurricular activities are you in? 

A: Chorus, fellowship of Christian athletes and the National Honor Society.


 Q: Did your parents play sports when they were younger? 

A: My mom played volleyball and was a cheerleader for basketball. And my dad pole vaulted in track.


Q: Do you have siblings that play or have played any sports?

A: My sister played volleyball and was also in golf. My brothers were all in cross country, basketball and golf.


Q: What are your sports related achievement(s)? 

A: I got All-Conference in golf last year and I made it to regional golf tournament. I made it to golf regionals the last two years.


Q: What is your sports related goal?

A: To be the best I can be and help my team out as much as I can.


Q: Will you further your sports careers?

A: No, I don’t think I’ll play in college.


Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why? 

A: Tiger Woods because he’s a golfer and fun to watch.


Q: What is your favorite school subject? 

A: I like math. It just comes easily to me.


Q: Who is your favorite teacher? 

A: My favorite teach is probably Sarah Ham. She teaches English. We get along really well, and she’s really good at teaching what she teaches.


 Q: What are your hobbies? 

A: I like to hang out with friends and family, play piano and go to movies.


Q: What is your dream job?

A: I would really like to work with toddlers in some way.


Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show? 

A: My favorite TV show is probably “Criminal Minds.” It just freaks me out and I really like it.  Movies, that’s a tough one. I like all movies. I really like “Gladiator” though, it’s a good one.


Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Ice cream. All kinds of ice cream.