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Lydia Wiesman, Waupun

Year in school: Freshman.

Sports/Activities: Tennis, basketball and soccer.

Most memorable sports moment: Playing soccer with my D3 traveling team and competing against a D1 and tying the game. We stayed competitive the whole game and they were not able to beat us.

Game-day superstition: On game day, I skip breakfast.

Nickname: Lyd.

Favorite sport: Soccer.

Favorite sports team: Milwaukee Bucks.

Favorite athletes: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Favorite movie: “Scooby Doo.”

Favorite book: “Maze Runner.”

Favorite food: Mac and Cheese.

Favorite restaurant: Culver’s.

Dream vacation: Australia.

Cats or dogs: Dogs.

How has your first year on Waupun’s tennis team gone? It was difficult at first since I did not have a lot of experience. As the season continued, my coaches helped me understand and gave me advice while playing in matches. I gained more confidence that helped me improve my game.

Who’s been your toughest opponent this year? Kohler.

Most underrated teammate: Julia Loomans.

My advice to young kids involved in sports: Remember playing a sport is fun. Don’t take it too seriously, or you will end up stressing yourself out and not have confidence. Confidence wins you games.

If you had one day to spend $1 million, what would you buy? I would buy Toto and Migos tickets for myself and my friends. I would move to New York!

What are three words that describe you? Energetic, talkative, outgoing.

If you could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Quavo.

Post-high school plans: Attend college and play soccer.

Role models: Blakely Wiesman.

What songs do you listen to before a game? “LAMBTALK” and “Lose Yourself.”

Pregame meal: Jimmy John’s #4, no tomato, extra mayo, extra lettuce, add onions.

Game-day routine: Get dressed for the game, listen to my music, eat and play.

Mark McMullen is currently a sports reporter for the Daily Citizen. He can be reached by email at or by phone at 920-356-6754. Can also follow him on Twitter at @mmcmull2.