Beyond the Spotlight w/ Whitney Farrell

Whitney Farrell is competing in her sophomore at Freeland High School.

What sport(s) and position(s) do you play and how many years have you been on the Varsity team?

Cross country- 1 year varsity

basketball-guard- 1 year

track -1 year

List any academic or athletic achievements you have earned during high school career (i.e. honor roll, all-conference, student council, all-state, etc.)

Honor roll and made it to states for basketball cross country and track

What do you enjoy most about competing in high school sports?

I enjoy being with friends and making new memories. Also I like the competition.

What is your best memory from HS sports so far, and why is it meaningful to you?

The best memory I have from high school sports is the drive to states. It was meaningful to me because I got to experience it with some of my best friends.

What are you looking forward to most this upcoming season?

I looking forward to make more memories with my friends and win some races.

What’s your go to pre-game/contest meal? Where do you get it from?

Homemade meal that my mom made.

Who is your team’s biggest rival? What makes that rivalry special or different from the other teams you’ll face this season?

Our rival is either Frankenmuth or Shepard. Shepard is one of the best teams we face and they have really good runners. Frankenmuth is going to similar to us this year and it will be a close race every time we face them.

What is one personal and one team goal that you have for this upcoming season?

My personal goal is that I can beat my time from last year. One team goal I have is to make it back to states.

If you could go back in time and give yourself one piece of advice as a Freshman, what you would it be?

I would say that all you can is focus on yourself and how to become a better runner.