Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week: Ava Heitman

Heitman battles in the circle for the Raiders and hit a homerun against Auburn Riverside.

The Mirror’s female athlete of the week for the week of April 26 is senior Ava Heitman of Thomas Jefferson High School, fastpitch.

What is your favorite subject/class in school?

AVID and spoken word poetry

What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

Softball, working out, reading and spending quality time with friends and family

Name your Mount Rushmore (Top 4) of Movies?

Any Adam Sandler movie or some Disney movies

You’re on a long road trip, you stop at a gas station. You get one drink and one snack. What are you choosing?

Slurpee or energy drink and spicy chips or candy

Describe your pre-game ritual and your favorite post-game meal.

Pre- I go over different scenarios in my head; good or bad and focus on my stretching

Post- Any fast food joint

Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

No Lie by Dua Lipa

From the sidelines: Ava battles every game in the circle, pitching with intention and intensity. She is a power hitter in the 4 spot on offense. Last week she had a 2-run homerun vs. Auburn Riverside to keep the Raiders in the game.