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Get to Know: Austin senior Paige Raymond

Austin senior Paige Raymond is on the Austin girls soccer team. The Packers will play Northfield 7 p.m. Thursday.

Q: What sports do you play?

A: I am on the soccer, gymnastics, and track teams.

Q: How did you originally get into soccer?

A: When I was younger my dad was the head coach of the girls team. We would go and watch his team play and I thought it looked like so much fun. So when I had the opportunity to start playing through the YMCA I took it.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Being on the same teams as my sister. We’ve made so many good memories spending time together.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: Through sports I have developed a strong work ethic and leadership skills.

Q: What is the hardest part about soccer?

A: Being patient enough to allow plays to develop instead of just running at the net.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: My dad.  He is both a soccer and gymnastics coach, so he is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: I love the show How I Met Your Mother.

Austin’s Paige Raymond chases the ball down during the first half against Mankato Loyola. Herald file photo

Austin’s Paige Raymond chases the ball down during the first half against Mankato Loyola. Herald file photo

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Math.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: I think it would be really fun to own a bakery.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Alfredo with chicken and broccoli.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Attend a 4-year university to pursue a degree in either the medical field or finance.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: I love to water ski, especially because it is something I do with my whole family.

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big game?

A: The CD that the team makes for our warm up always gets me pumped to play.

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: Anything Justin Bieber.  I listen to his CD on repeat in my car.