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Time Out with Lauren Knorzer

Lauren Knorzer
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SCHOOL: Carson High

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Softball

Q: What’s your favorite sport, and how did you get started playing it?

A: Softball is my favorite sport. I started playing rec ball when I was 7 and I have loved the game ever since.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?

A: Trent Oltjen from the 2009 Reno Aces. He is an amazing athlete who worked his way up to the pros.

Q: What has been your most thrilling moment in sports?

A: My sophomore year on varsity when we played at Damonte Ranch and I hit a homer over the left-centerfield fence which is about 300 feet. I was the second person in history to hit the ball over their fence.

Q: Do you have a role model, and why is he/she your role model?

A: My mom is my role model. She is an amazing person and I look up to her. She is very strong willed, and that is how I want to be. I love her with everything I have and would never ask for a different role model.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Italian is my favorite food, especially chicken parmesan.

Q: What is the last non-academic book you read?

A: “My Sister’s Keeper.” It was a very emotional and life-changing book.

Q: Who is your favorite musician or group?

A: I really like Lady Antebellum, and I can’t wait to see them up in Lake Tahoe for my 18th birthday.

Q: After graduation, where do you plan to attend college and what will be your major?

A: I plan to attend Western Nevada College for two years, play softball and get started on my nursing major.

Q: Do you have a favorite TV show?

A: Two and a Half Men because it feels good to have a night full of laughter.

Q: Tell us something that would surprise most of your friends

A: In sixth grade I broke my leg and had a compound fracture. I had three steel rods in my leg for one year before I was able to get them removed. I had to teach myself to walk all over again.

Q: Do you have a hobby?

A: I love hanging out with my family and being active. We go camping, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing and much more. I also have four dogs that I love to take for walks and play with.