Athlete of the Week: Winnie Grot


Lindsey Walk

Winnie Grot

Name: Winnie Grot

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: Grot has a very successful tennis season,  finishing second in districts and was awarded the Mountain League MVP Award for the 2018 girls tennis season. A tri-athlete, Grot’s first sports season has come to an end and now she is focusing on cheerleading and softball.

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

Winnie Grot: “My mom signed me up for lessons.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

WG: Softball and Cheerleading

EE: Favorite sports team?

WG: Philidelphia Flyers

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

WG: Naomi Osaka

EE: Favorite Food?

WG: Mashed Potatoes

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

WG: Meeting new people.

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

WG: Winning the MVP title this year, with our team winning the Mt. League title & my favorite comeback win, “only 4 more points”.. (if you know, you know). 

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

WG: My parents, who motivate me to play harder.

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

WG: Set goals and work hard to achieve them.

EE: What are your future goals?

WG: Go to college and study sports medicine.