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D6 Athlete of the Week - Marsella Segovia

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"Marsella is a fierce competitor, showcasing remarkable skills on the field with grit, execution, and strategic thinking. As a teammate, she embodies camaraderie, always supporting and encouraging her fellow players, fostering a positive team spirit. Off the field, Marsella is equally impressive, balancing her dedication to soccer with diligence in her studies, demonstrating a disciplined approach to both her athletic and academic pursuits." - Sean Scribbick, Athletic Director 

Student Name: Marsella SegoviaD6 Athlete of the Week Marsella Segovia 2024

School: Greeley Central High School

Grade: Junior

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): A False 9/Left Striker

Stats: Career Goals - 8; Assist - 18; Player of the Game against Frontier Academy; Andy Borge Recipient/MVP; All Conference First Team. I also help with Unified Basketball


Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:

"My greatest achievement was getting All Conference 1st Team." 

 

What are your goals for this season? 

"My goals were to make plays for my players and to be more active around my teammates." 

 

How do athletics make you a better student?

"It helps me stay on track with school and to achieve my goals, also making a good impression on myself." 

 

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

"I use mindfulness, and brush it off and move on." 

 

What is the best part about competing?

"I love the way my team and I just hype each other up about how we will manage our goals. I love the adrenaline to just keep pushing myself too." 

 

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

"I plan on doing ultrasound tech and continuing my soccer career." 

 

What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?

"To just join the sport if you want to play. You won't regret it. Always be confident." 

 

What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

"'Mr. Right Now' (feat. Drake) by 21 Savage." 

 

What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?

"Any fruit and a Caesar Salad."