Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Kellyn Daly
Kellyn Daly is a freshman on the Dowagiac soccer team.
What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?
KD: Scoring three goals in one game.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
KD: My mom, because she comes to ally my games and supports me.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
KD: When we’re tied and trying not to let the other team score.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
KD: Shooting the ball and it didn’t even come close to the goal.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
KD: Softball or track.
Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?
KD: It helps teach kids responsibility.
How would you give away $50,000?
KD: I would donate it to Flint, Michigan or to the cancer foundation.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
KD: Notre Dame women’s soccer.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
KD: Do photography or work.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
KD: Scoring goals.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
KD: You’re really good at soccer.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
KD: Take a penalty kick to win the game, and yes.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
KD: Score a goal from midfield.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
KD: Playing sports. It keeps me in shape.
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