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Athlete Q&A: Nicole Spitzke

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Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Mingus Union High School senior Nicole Spitzke.

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Nicole Spitzke
Senior Defender/Captain

Where are you from?
Cottonwood.

What sports have you played?
I played track, softball, soccer and I think that’s it.

Which is your favorite?
Soccer.

Why?
Because the team is just lovely, everyone loves each other. We play hard no matter what.

Do you have a favorite sports team or athlete?
Hope Solo is my favorite.

Favorite movie/television show?
I love “Star Wars” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

What’s your dream place to live?
I love Hawaii and I also love San Diego, so both I guess.

What makes a good teammate?
A good teammate is somebody who supports no matter what. Nobody brings anybody down, always uplifting, always playing hard. Practices hard, 100 percent, that’s a good teammate.

Describe your coach in one word.
He’s amazing.

Describe yourself in one word.
Confident.

Do you have any pregame routines or superstitions?
I don’t pee before a game and I always talk to myself before a game on the bench.

What are your future goals?
I plan to make a stable job, hopefully coach my kids’ teams.

What are you looking forward to most after graduation?
I guess going to college, living the college life. Maybe play some soccer and just meet some cool people and live life.

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