Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Bianca Pickens

Bianca Pickens is a junior on the Niles volleyball team.

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

BP: My greatest accomplishment has been going to quarterfinals and breaking school records with my team.

Bianca Pickens

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

BP: My biggest disappointment as an athlete has been losing in quarterfinals to Lake Odessa.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

BP: My parents are my heroes because they push me to be the best that I can be and they are always there for me.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

BP: I am most nervous when the score is really tight or when the game is on the line.

Describe an embarrassing

athletic moment.

BP: An embarrassing moment I have had is when I have gotten hit in the face.

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

BP: Sports are an important part of high school because you get to make so many memories with your friends.

How would you give away $50,000?

BP: I would give away $50,000 to natural disaster funds.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

BP: I would try to find something that I really enjoy doing.

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