D6 Athlete of the Week - Lexy Martinez
"Lexy Martinez represents the best of what we admire in our high school athletes today. Lexy's first-class personality, work ethic, dedication to her team and the dance program at Greeley West are admirable. Lexy leads by example, cares for her teammates and challenges herself and her teammates while encouraging them at every opportunity. Many of the staff at Greeley West talk about her stellar work in the classroom and note how she is kind and polite to everyone." - Peggy Freemole, Greeley West High School Dance Coach
Student Name: Lexy Martinez
School: Greeley West High School
Position(s): Team Captain
Stats: 4 Year Member
What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments?
"Consistently placing in the top 10 at the national level including getting 9th in the nation for Game day, making 3rd in jazz, and making 3rd in the competition 5A division."
What are your goals for this season?
"A goal I have for this upcoming season is making the top 3 at our State competition in the hip-hop division."
How do athletics make you a better student?
"It makes me have a responsibility knowing my team is dependent on how my grades are, and how they affect our performance."
What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?
"My mental tool is making a circle with all of my teammates and letting each other know that we all have each other's backs no matter what. It helps our performance levels 100%."
What is the best part about competing?
"My favorite part is the feeling afterwards. The feeling is like no other and it brings the whole mood up."
What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?
"I'm hoping to try out for an Arizona dance team in college, if that is where I choose to attend."
What is on your Pre-Competition Music Playlist?
"We usually listen to our competition song to get ourselves mentally prepared."
What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?
"We typically eat pasta before a performance."