Eliza Peña. Courtesy photo

Eliza Peña. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 15: Eliza Peña

TBHS junior Eliza Peña is an example of what a Titan should be both on and off the field.

Todd Beamer High School junior Eliza Peña, soccer, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 15.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Math.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Crocheting, thrifting and watching movies.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My dad has helped me succeed the most He always encourages me to do my best in everything, no matter how difficult or how easy is it.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: The best advice I have been given is to always work your hardest. You may feel physically tired after a game, but knowing you did all you could on the field and that your team fought hard until the last second is one of the best feelings you can have.

Q: Describe your pre-match ritual and your favorite post-match meal?

A: My pre-game ritual consists of listening to classical music in the morning and listening to more hype music closer to game time. I also either eat a banana or fruit snack before the game. My favorite post game meal would have to be spaghetti.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “Lover” by Taylor Swift.

From the sideline: TBHS junior Eliza Peña is a quiet leader. As one of the best players on the team, she is asked to play multiple positions in games. She does it with a smile and tremendous effort and skill. She never misses a day of practice and always gives 100%. She is encouraging to her teammates and is a great example of what a Titan should look like on and off the field.


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