More Than The Score

October 02, 2006

Courtney Whorten
North Hagerstown
Girls Soccer

How difficult is it for you to balance athletics with your academic requirements?

"It's difficult. I have to stay up late to finish. I have a lot of AP and honors courses."

Who has had the biggest influence on your life?

"My dad, because he has coached me all of my life and he always encourages me to do my best."

How much time do you invest in practicing on your own?

"I practice every other day."

Where is your favorite place to hang out?

"At friends' houses, but nowhere in particular."

Who is the best athlete you have competed against?


"Mia Hamm, she's pretty good i guess. ... I play for a club team and we won a contest to get her to coach the team."

What is your proudest moment, on or off the field?

"Scoring the winning goal in the county tournament."

What is your favorite Web site?

"MySpace. It is a good way to keep in touch with friends."

What are your career aspirations?

"I want to go to college and study to be an accountant, while continuing to play soccer."

Who do you listen to most on your Ipod?

"Country and rap. Rascal Flatts and Rihanna, in particular."

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