Meet the Athlete: Sydney Rehnelt
Published 8:56 am Thursday, November 1, 2012
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Q: What year are you in school?
Q: What school do you attend?
A: Albert Lea
Q: Who is your immediate family?
A: Mom, Amy; dad, Kelvin; sister, Rachel
Q: What sports are you involved in?
A: Volleyball, basketball and track (multiple events)
Q: How did you get started in volleyball?
A: My parents both played.
Q: How did you get started in basketball?
A: I started playing in fourth grade and also played in the YMCA leagues when I was younger.
Q: How did you get started in track?
A: I started track in seventh grade. I like to run, and it keeps me in shape for my other sports.
What numbers are you?
A: No. 8 in volleyball; No. 25 in basketball.
Q: What other extracurricular activities are you in?
A: Concert band, jazz band and marching band
Q: Did your parents play sports when they were younger?
A: My dad played football, basketball, baseball and track. He played volleyball after high school. Mom played volleyball, was a cheerleader and was in dance.
Q: Do you have siblings that play or have played any sports?
A: My sister plays soccer and basketball.
Q: What are your sports related achievement(s)?
A: My best was when we beat Byron in basketball at the buzzer. I made the buzzer-beater shot, and I scored 28 points that game.
Q: What is your sports related goal?
A: To play basketball in college.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?
A: Ben Woodside. He is from Albert Lea, he has a good work ethic, and he is so inspiring.
Q: What is your favorite school subject?
A: Math. I like working with numbers.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: I have three; Kevin Gentz, Jim Haney and Gayle Brownlow.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I like to hang out with family and friends. I like playing my trumpet, and I just like to stay active.
Q: What is your dream job?
Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?
A: Movie, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and TV show, Bones.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Special K bars.
Q: What is an interesting fact about you?
A: I like to play ping pong.