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?
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.