D6 Athlete of the Week - Carsyn Petersen
"Carsyn has done a great job for us all four years and especially this season. She has been a standout defense player, and has worked extremely hard to help our team be the best it can be this year. She is always first to help out and put in the extra work. It has been a joy to watch her play and to coach her. She wants to be the best that she can be, and help our team be the best that we can be. She has shown great leadership this year." - Tom Beck, Soccer Coach
Student Name: Carsyn Petersen
School: Northridge High School
Sport(s): Basketball and Soccer
Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:
"My greatest athletic achievement is getting to play at the next level. I will be attending Daytona State in the fall to continue my soccer career."
What are your goals for this season?
"My goal for this season is to win state."
How do athletics make you a better student?
"Athletics make me a better student because it teaches me how to manage time and stay dedicated to my work."
What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?
"When I am under pressure, I use a 5 second memory to move onto the next play."
What is the best part about competing?
"The best part about competing is winning."
What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?
"I am going to attend Daytona State College to pursue my soccer career while majoring in Pre-Med/Nursing."
What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?
"You meet a lot of good people who become your life-long friends. I have been playing with the same people since I was 5 years old, and I love them all so much!"
What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?
"My favorite song to listen to before a game is "Secrets" by A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?
"My pre-game meal is candy and Pedialite."