Monica Smith- Senior Volleyball Profile


Becca Garner and Kelly Smith, Spear Contributor

Name: Monica Smith

Nickname: Mono

Grade: 12

Position: RS/DS and Captain

Number: 5

Q: How many years you have played volleyball and what teams and include middle school if you did?

A: I’ve played playing for 6 years. Goldcrown- 6th, 7th, 8th. Club: (HRCA) 7th, 8th; (Elevations) 9th, 10th. Newton Middle School 7th.

Q: Favorite team/rival and why?

A: Creek- everytime we play them it gets super intense and competitive- which are the matches that are the most fun.

Q: Advice to younger players?

A: Recover from your mistakes quickly. Don’t let them define the rest of the match. Self-evaluate what you are doing wrong and make adjustments. Also don’t express your frustration externally. That benefits no one.

Q: Favorite quote/bible verse?

A: Know thyself, know the enemy, A thousand battles, a thousand victories.

Q: 3 favorite things (candy, color, state, etc):

A: Badminton, Waffles, and my favorite color is red.

Q: Why should people come out to watch the team?

A: Because unlike other sports, volleyball is fast paced, loud and exciting!