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Getting to Know: Peyton Rudge

Get to Know Varsity Volleyball Player Peyton Rudge.

What do you love most about your sport?: I love volleyball because of my teammates and it is very competitive.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? If so, what are they?: I always braid my hair before the games.

What traits do you look for in a team leader?: I always look for someone who is loud and wants their teammates to succeed. A leader leads by example and does the right thing when nobody is watching.

What has been your favorite moment so far this season?: My favorite moment so far this season has been going out to eat before our home games.

What player at any level do you look up to most?: I don’t have any specific athletes I look up to.

What are some personal or team goals you have as you continue your season?: This season I hope to win NIC and sectionals and continue to grow as a team.

What’s it been like being a multi-sport athlete at Penn High School?: Being a multi-sport athlete at Penn is so fun because you have the chance to make connections with all your teammates and coaches.

If you could give one piece of advice to a freshman in Penn Athletics what would it be?: Make connections with your teammates because they will become your best friends and always work hard. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself.

What’s your favorite sports movie and why?: My favorite sports movie is “Remember the Titans”.

What are your best tips for balancing school and athletics at Penn?: I make sure to stay on top of my assignments and ask my teachers for help.

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