Reporter Athlete of the Week: Laura Pierson

Tahoma High School’s Laura Pierson, soccer, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 19.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: We The People (AP Government)

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: I like to take pictures, cook and take road trips.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom

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

A: My shoelaces are very long so I tie my left shoe lace seven times and my right lace eight times.

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

A: “Walls” by the Lumineers

From the Sideline

“Laura is someone who has shown leadership on and off the field this season. Off the field she is maintaining a 3.4 GPA while taking several advanced classes. On the field she is leading our team with assists and is one of our top three goal scorers. She is a team player who is willing to step up and play any position that she is needed. She has the ability to communicate in a positive manner with her teammates and pick them up when needed.”

— Alyssa Hunt, varsity soccer coach