Devils spotlight: Summer Forsyth
Summer Forsyth is a junior on the Eagle Valley volleyball team. She has stepped up into a key role for the Devils this year. She can block, she can bump, and she can spike. Today, she and the rest of the Devils will take on Steamboat Springs at 1 p.m. in Gypsum. For more on Summer, read on:Date of birth: July 31, 1989Born in: VailParents: Roby and SusanSibling: Clayton, EVHS class of 2005Position: Middle blockerWhat is your most embarrassing moment in volleyball?: “When I went up to block a ball and it hit me on the top of the head.”
What is your favorite part of volleyball?: “When you get the rush of knowing it’s the best set and you are going to kill the ball.”What do you like about your coach Rob Crawford?: “I like how he’s not as emotional, but on a good level. He’ll pick you up when you are feeling bad. He really knows how to work with girls.”Favorite subject in school: HistoryWhat are your plans for after school?: “I want to go to Bemidji State to study clinical psychology.”Favorite sports team?: NuggetsFavorite Nugget? Carmelo AnthonyFavorite movie?: Mr. and Mrs. SmithFavorite musical?: Cats
Favorite TV show: House What do you do in your free time?: “I sit in my yard and read.”What do you do when it rains?: “I sit outside.”Where is your happy place?: “In a tree in the front yard.”Favorite food: Chile verde burrito at Fiesta Jalisco What is the craziest thing you’ve had to eat?: “Worms. It was on a dare.”If you could have one superpower, what would it be?: “I would have a rope like Wonder Woman. My mom had an picture of Wonder Woman, and it is the coolest thing ever.”
If you had a free day tomorrow, what would you do? “If I could drive, I would drive to Hotchkiss to see my boyfriend.”What is your dream car?: A maroon 67 Mustang.Favorite word: “Stoked. It’s not my favorite, but the one I use the most.”If you could chose a reality television show, what would it be like?: “I think they should make one about a teenager who isn’t rich and doesn’t get everything .”To what can you attribute your improved play this year?: “I am not afraid of trying my hardest. If you are afraid, then you know you’ll never get better. What are you most excited about for Tuesday’s game against Battle Mountain?: “The rush of being on the court. I love how nervous you get – it’s like nothing you’ll ever feel again in your life.”Sports Writer Ian Cropp can be reached at 949-0555, ext. 608, or email@example.com.
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