Meet the Athlete: Alexa Drescher

Published 9:01 am Thursday, September 15, 2016

Albert Lea varsity senior loves being on the tennis courts

Q: What grade are you in?

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A: 12th grade.

Q: What town do you live in, and which school do you attend?

A: I live in Albert Lea. I go to Albert Lea High School.

Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: Father, Craig; mother, Beth; sister, Kailee; and brothers Derek and Tyler.

Q: Which sports do you play?

A: Tennis.

Q: What is your favorite part of playing tennis?

A: I love the game in general.

Q: What has playing tennis taught you?

A: How to be honest.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Watching Sara Kabrud get pelted with balls almost every day.

Q: Which game are you looking forward to most this year?

A: Big Nine tournament. Lots of tennis that day.

Q: How did you get started in tennis?

A: I wanted to try something new.

Q: What sports did your family members play?

A: My sister played basketball.

Q: What are your sports-related achievements?

A: Varsity player for four years.

Q: What are your sports-related goals?

A: Improve every day and be a positive leader.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?

A: Not professional (yet), but Sam Skarstad. She has a lot of potential.

Q: What are your college plans? Major?

A: South Dakota State University. Major in entrepreneurial studies.

Q: What is your favorite school subject?

A: English.

Q: Who is your favorite teacher?

A: Mr. Corey-Gruenes and Ms. Serfling.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Spending time with my cat, Nala. And nail art.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Tennis instructor.

Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: “Pretty Little Liars.”

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?

A: I have a kidney disease.