Erika Ito

Erika Ito

Female Athlete of the Week: Erika Ito

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 1:30am
  • Sports

Kentwood High School’s Erika Ito, tennis, was selected as the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for May 10.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Pre-calculus.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Golf.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Mom and dad.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: My post-game tradition is getting bubble tea.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Going Bad,” by Meek Mill feat. Drake.

From the sideline: “Erika, only a sophomore, is undefeated this season in number one singles. Erika leads by example, is always positive with her teammates, and takes the time to help the whole program be better. Erika is a standout in tennis, finishing in third place last year at state. She is a two-year All-Cascade Division Team and singles player of the year. She is an outstanding athlete who balances academics, tennis and golf. A small but mighty competitor, she overcomes bigger and stronger opponents with her mental fortitude and consistent work ethic. She is an integral asset to the team, providing a humble and positive never-say-die attitude.”

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