Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week: Jewel Springer

Decatur senior won NPSL Olympic Division Girls Swim Most Valuable Athlete title.

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.

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