Athlete of the Week: Kylee Nelson

By Emma Getz, staff writer

Name: Kylee Nelson 

Sport: Volleyball 

Grade: 9


Kylee Nelson has been a starter for the Lady Eagles Varisty Volleyball team this whole season. Halfway through the season Nelson become the starting Libero and has been a huge asset to the team.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Kylee Nelson: My sister played and then Coach Kraft asked me to come out and be a manager.

EE: What other sports do you play?

KN: None 

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

KN: Nebraska Women’s Volleyball Team

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

KN: Emery Dupes

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

KN: All my volleyball coaches and family members. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

KN: Dumb Love by Mimi Webb 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

KN: Patriots Day 

EE: Favorite food?

KN: Mac and Cheese 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

KN: To never give up on something that you have dreamed of forever. 

EE: What are your future goals?

KN: To get into college and continue my academic and volleyball career.