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Athlete of the Week: Will Grot

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Will Grot

Name: Will Grot 

Sport: Tennis 

Grade: Junior 

Accomplishments:  Will made it to the semifinals at the District singles tournament this year and had a 4-2 Mountain League record at the #1 position.  

Coach Randy Irvin’s quote: 

“Will is a very hardworking, smart, and talented tennis player. He has a tremendous all-around game and works extremely hard every day during practice. He is a tremendous teammate on and off the court to all the players on the team.”


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

Will Grot: “I played when I was 5 then I picked it back up when I was 12 because my family got back into it.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

WG: None 

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

WG: Jaguars 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

WG: DJ Chark 

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

WG: “I admire my father the most because he always hits with me and is the sole reason I play tennis.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

WG: Lil Uzi Vert 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

WG: Knives Out  

EE: Favorite food?

WG: Pineapple  

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

WG: “Play sports that you think would be fun to play with your friends. Don’t play sports with the only goal of being the best.”

EE: What are your future goals?

WG: “To play some sort of tennis at the next level.” 

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