Return to Headlines

D6 Athlete of the Week - Kira Villarreal

D6 Athlete of the Week Logo

"Kira is our senior captain, and is having a great season for us. Second on the team in goals and first in assist. She does whatever is needed for the team, and has even played goalie for us this year. She has done a great job in her career for the lady Grizz soccer team." - Tom Beck, Head Soccer Coach

Student Name: Kira VillarrealD6 Athlete of the Week Kira Villarreal April 2022

School: Northridge High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Forward

Stats: 12 goals; 9 assists

What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments? 

"All Conference freshman and junior year, All State senior year, and team captain."


What are your goals for this season? 

"Win a state championship, 20 goals, and 15 assists."


How do athletics make you a better student?

"Athletics make me a better student by teaching me about motivation and leadership."


What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?

"Positive self-talk."


What is the best part about competing?

"Getting the opportunity to work hard and play as a team."


What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?

"Attend University of Northern Colorado."


What is on your Pre-Competition Music Playlist?



What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?