Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Aynslee Myer

Aynslee Myer is a senior on the Niles golf team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

AM: That I have gotten 12 varsity letters.

Aynslee Myer

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

AM: Both of my parents, because they got me started in my sports and have always pushed me to be the best I can be.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

AM: Running into the fence trying to get a ball.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

AM: They are important because they get your name out there, and you meet a lot of different people.

How would you give away $50,000?

AM: I would give it to the sports programs that I play now so they can better the program.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

AM: Probably join more clubs at the school like student council things like that.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

AM: Not get mad at the little things and then letting them affect how I play

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

AM: That there was no sand traps on a golf course.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

AM: That my daughter wants to be just like you.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

AM: Someone paid for my friend’s Starbucks, so they continued and paid for the people behind them.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

AM: To hang out with family or friends or to go shopping for shoes because both of those things bring me joy

Choose one word to describe yourself:

AM: Adventurous.

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