Athlete of the Week: Victoria Reese


Ashlynn McKinney

Victoria Reese

Name: Victoria Reese 

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 12


Victoria was the 2020 Mountain League MVP, won silver in District Doubles last year, and made it to the District singles semifinal this year.

Coach Randy Irvin’s quote:

“Victoria is a tremendous athlete lettering in three different sports, and she is a terrific tennis player.  She is a hardworking, smart, and very athletic player.  She is a great example to her other teammates and a pure joy to coach.”

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

Victoria Reese: “I got involved when my sister started to play in 9th grade and I thought it looked fun.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

VR: “Swimming and softball”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

VR: Steelers 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

VR: Chase Claypool 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

VR: “My parents because they taught me a lot.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

VR: Morgan Wallen 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

VR: The Rainbow Tribe 

EE: Favorite food?

VR: Cheeseburgers 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

VR: “Work hard at every practice and always try to grow and be better.”

EE: What are your future goals?

VR: “To travel a lot and get a good job.”