Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 30: Lillian Tucker

Decatur sophomore places seventh in state in 100 yard breaststroke.

Athlete of the Week:

Decatur High School’s Lillian Tucker, girls swim, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 30.

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

A: Principles of engineering.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?

A: Swimming, reading, painting.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom and my coach, Ted.

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: I usually get really excited and listen to music and talk with my friends.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Humble” by Kendrick Lamar (It’s my pre-game song.)

From the sideline: Lillian “Lilly” Tucker, a sophomore at Decatur, finished her swim season with a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the WIAA 4A State Championship Swim and Dive meet. She was also a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that placed for the Gators in the championship meet. These two events earned a large chunk of the points that allowed the team to place 14th in state out of 64 4A schools. Lilly has also demonstrated excellence in the classroom by earning a 3.938 cumulative GPA. She is currently enrolled in advanced placement and additional courses in math, science and engineering.