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Triple Impact Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to our first Triple Impact Student-Athlete of the Week for the 2019-2020 school year, Elsa Lindner! 
 
Each week the PSHS coaching staff nominates an athlete who has demonstrated excellence by making herself better, making her team better, and making the game better. The attached document tells a little about Elsa and has coaches comments as to why she was nominated.  Elsa will be recognized in the Pagosa Sun, at www.pagosaathletics.com, and on Pride Wall at PSHS. Please congratulate Elsa if you see her. 
 

High School Sports:

Volleyball and Basketball

Favorite Subject:

English

Favorite Teacher and Why:

Ms. Forrest – she is really fun and a great person to look up to as my coach and teacher.

Favorite Athlete:

Mikaela Shiffrin

Favorite Team:

US Ski Team

What I Listen To:

Tik Tok Songs

Planned Career:

Editor

My Family:

Blue (Mom), Brooks (Dad), Pitcher (Brother)

I Would Love To Visit:

The Swiss Alps

Are High School Sports Necessary? Why?

Yes, because they build friendships teach commitment and are so fun!

Comments from the Coach:

Tryouts are always a nerve-wracking time for freshman, and Elsa stepped in and led with grace.  Her sweet disposition automatically draws people to her, and she used this skill to work alongside the underclassmen.  She is always helpful with the net and prompt to assist wherever needed.  Elsa also put in a lot of time and energy improving her game over the summer.  Her arm swing has improved tremendously, and I am looking forward to her being the offensive threat we need!  While blocking is typically her strength, I think everyone should be excited to see her hit the ball this season! For these reasons, I believe Elsa is an excellent nomination for the PSHS Triple Impact Student-Athlete of the Week.

~Coach Caitlin Forrest