Athlete of the Week:
Decatur High School’s Jewel Springer, girls swim, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 26.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: English and science.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?
A: Painting and paddle boarding.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My dad, my teammates and my coaches (Jay, Jon, Doug)
Q: Do you have a pregame/competition ritual or postgame tradition, and what is it?
A: I don’t like to eat within an hour of racing, I like to talk to the people I’m racing and I stretch behind the block.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Open Arms” by PRETTYMUCH
From the sideline: Jewel Springer, Decatur High School senior, was recently selected as the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) Olympic Division Girls Swim & Dive Most Valuable Athlete. Last weekend at the NPSL Championship meet, Jewel finished second in the backstroke and set a state qualifying time while finishing first in the individual medley. She is also a member of the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams that will be participating at the West Central District Championship meet on Oct. 26-27. Jewel has also excelled in the classroom, evidenced by her 3.792 cumulative grade point average.