Player of the week: Elisabeth Waugh

SP 17 elisabeth waughElisabeth Waugh handles herself on the tennis court with poise and sportsmanship, always with a smile on her face.

As Lake Region’s second singles player, Elisabeth has shown great improvement this year and is always striving to get better, according to varsity tennis coach Kim Peterson.

“Elisabeth doesn't give up. There are times when she makes shots that are near impossible to get,” Coach Peterson said. “Elisabeth is a smart player, taking control of a match and staying on the offensive as she earns many points.”

In recognition of her strong work ethic, determination, commitment and good sportsmanship, Elisabeth is this week’s Boosters and Hancock Lumber “Player of the Week.” Each week, a Lake Region athlete is recognized for his/her dedication (does more than what is asked), work ethic, coachability and academic good standing. Recipients receive a specially-designed t-shirt, sponsored by Hancock Lumber.

The Waugh file

Athlete: Elisabeth Waugh

Year in School: Senior

Town: Casco

Parents: Patty and Scott Waugh

Sports you play: Soccer and tennis

School organizations: National Honor Society, Student Council, Jazz Band and Show Choir.

School honors: Honor roll, Maine Youth Leadership Seminar representative, Dirigo Girls State representative.

Q. Best piece of advice you have received? EW. “Work hard and when things get tough, work harder,” – Coach Rock.

Q. Who is your biggest fan? EW. My dad is my biggest fan because even if he can’t make it to a game, he makes his best effort to ask me about how it went.

Q. I know when I have had a good sports day when… EW.  I know I have had a good sports day when I feel accomplished.

Q. What is your favorite sport? EW. My favorite sport is soccer because I get to work with all different kinds of people.

Q. If I could change one thing about myself as an athlete, I would change… EW. Not getting frustrated because when I get frustrated I lose.

Q. What qualities make for a good teammate and who do you consider a good teammate? EW. Those who encourage people to try their best — good teammates, Isabel Scribner, Frances Kimball, Mackenzie McHatton and Sarah Carlson.

Q. What do you believe you bring to your team? EW. An energetic attitude.

Q. What characteristics do you feel make for a good coach? EW. Every quality Coach Peterson has.

 

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