Get to know: Austin volleyball player Rachel WahlertPublished 6:30pm Monday, September 30, 2013
Q: How did you originally get into your sport?
A: In sixth grade I started off in tennis, but after the a while a few of my friends persuaded me to join volleyball and I never looked back.
Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?
A: Getting “Rocky” for a nickname is one of my favorite memories from volleyball.
Q: What have you learned from playing sports?
A: One of the hardest aspects about volleyball is height. You can improve your ball handling skills and your speed, but you can’t change how tall you are. That can have a huge effect on the results of a game.
Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?
A: Jackie Robinson because he fought against segregation without physical violence.
Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?
A: Either Up or Grease.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
Q: What is your dream job?
A: Food critique.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Probably ice cream or some awesome ethnic food.