Girls Varsity Swimming, Girls Varsity Tennis · Spring Sport Senior Spotlight: Drew Scates

Spring Sport Senior Spotlight:  Drew Scates

Name:    Drew Scates

Nickname:  String Bean

Spring Sport:  Tennis

Who introduced you to the sport?  Freshmen year a lot of my friends were going to play and I decided to make one of the best decisions of my life and play tennis for the first time

Favorite Number:  6 because 7 is too predictable

Pregame Rituals/Superstitions:  I sit by Maggie before every match and we jam out to get ready for every match

Favorite Spring Sport Memory:  Last year I played my first varsity match at Harrison with my doubles partner and won. After playing I realized Emily Duckworth came to surprise me and some other teammates

Favorite place to compete:  Mount Vernon (home)

Goals for this season’s sport:   To earn a varsity letter as the 1 doubles team with my best friend and partner Maggie Jones

Hero/Inspiration: Most Influential Person:  Lilly King

Plans after high school:  I plan to study biomedical engineering at University of South Carolina

Favorite Music Group:  Queen

Favorite Food:  Fruit Snacks

Favorite Book:  A Noise Downstairs

Favorite Movie:  What Happened to Monday

Favorite Subject/Class:  Math

Favorite Spectator Sport:  Basketball