Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Lewis

By Eric Sims

Name: Rebecca Lewis

Sport: Track

Grade: 9

Accomplishments: Becca recently placed 2nd in the 400 at the Bellwood invite in the 400, placed 5th in the 200 and she is part of the 4×400 and 4×800 teams that recently got 4th place at the Bellwood Invitational. She is on the 4×800 team that is four seconds away from the school record.

Coach Brad Kanuch’s quote: 

“Rebecca has a bright future in track and field. She has not even scratched the surface of how good she can be. It is going to be very exciting watching her finish her freshman year and watching her progress until she is a senior.”

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

Becca Lewis: I started track and field in 7th grade and I have been doing it ever since.

EE: What other sports do you play?

BL: Basketball and Soccer

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

BL: Tyrone Tennis

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

BL: Colin Yaudes

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

BL: My older siblings, they support me and come to my meets and games. I have always looked up to them. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

BL: Pops.

EE: Favorite movie/show?

BL: Ten Things I Hate About You.

EE: Favorite food?

BL: Steak

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

BL: Practice makes perfect.

EE: What are your future goals?

BL: To go to college and hopefully do well in track.