SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Leigh-Ann Haataja, Jackson

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2010 10:02pm

Sports: Volleyball, basketball

Goals: “Making it in the top at state for volleyball.”

Honors: First-team, all-league in volleyball; second-team, all-league in basketball. Received most improved award for basketball. Received and accepted an offer to play volleyball at Portland State University on a full-ride scholarship.

Highlights: Verbally committing to Portland State.

Biggest asset: “The ability to communicate and lead a team on and off the court.”

Pregame routine: “I do not have an official pregame routine, but I always make sure I am mentally prepared before stepping out on the court.”

Athletic role models: Misty May

One word that best describes you: Driven

Favorite academic subject: Psychology

Post-high school plans: Attend and play volleyball at Portland State.

Best advice from a coach or fellow athlete: “One mistake is one point, not the whole game.”

Favorite leisure activities: Hanging out with friends.

Favorite snack: Chips and salsa

Super Bowl pick: Seattle Seahawks

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