Q&A: Ashlyn Hempel (9)

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Ashlyn Hempel (9) has been playing softball since she was six years old. This year, Hempel made the Lake Central JV team.

Mikaila Zvyak

Q: When did you start playing softball and why did you want to play?

A: I started playing softball when I was six years old because my mom played and I wanted to be like her.

Q: What position do you play?

A: I play centerfield.

Q: Do you play softball in school or out of school?

A: I play softball in school and out of school.

Q: How do you balance school and softball?

A: I usually set time aside after softball, so I can get my school work done.

Q: Do you have any free time between school, practice and games?

A: I don’t have any free time.

Q: What are your goals for this season?

A: My goals this season is to try my hardest and do the best at what I love.

Q: What are you most looking forward to this season?

A: I am looking forward to just having fun with my friends and and just doing the best we can do as a team.

Q: Do you have any advice to incoming athletes?

A: I would just try your hardest for anything you do and make sure you have time for your school work also.