Lyla Yesiltepe. Courtesy photo

Lyla Yesiltepe. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Sept. 10: Lyla Yesiltepe

TJHS junior scores second place in first golf match of the season.

Thomas Jefferson High School junior Lyla Yesiltepe, golf, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Sept. 10.

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

A: History.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Hanging out with friends.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom is so supportive and sacrificed a lot for me.

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

A: “Stay in the moment, don’t think too much.”

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

A: Pre – stretch well; post – a hamburger.

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

A: “Meet Me At Our Spot” by The Anxiety, Willow and Tyler Cole.

From the sideline: Thomas Jefferson junior Lyla Yesiltepe scored 14 points in a match against Tahoma on Sept. 7. She placed second in the first event of the season with two pars.


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