A quick interview with volleyball star Makena Patterson

Senior Makena Patterson is making headlines after being named to the Under Armour All-American team.

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A quick interview with volleyball star Makena Patterson

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Skylar Smith, Sports & Fitness Editor

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Senior Makena Patterson recently made it onto the Under Armour All-American team and will compete in the competitive All-Star match in Ohio in December. Here is a quick interview with the athlete herself:

 

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A: I’ve been playing volleyball since I was in 5th grade.

 

Q: What is your favorite thing about playing volleyball?

A: My favorite thing about volleyball is being part of a team and traveling for tournaments.  

 

Q: What was your reaction to being named to the Under Armour All-American team?

A: When I found out I was an Under Armour All-American I was super surprised. I had no idea I was going to get it but I was very honored!   

 

Q: How are you preparing for the All-Star match in Ohio?

A: To prepare for the All-Star match I’m going to train hard in practice for the next month to get myself ready to compete.

 

Q: You recently signed to Texas A&M, why did you choose them?

A: I chose Texas A&M because I loved how much support the university gives to the volleyball team. I also really loved the family atmosphere the team has and the amazing coaches. Also, my family lives there so it will be nice to see them at the games.