Getting to Know… Grace Graham, Freshman Tennis Player

Getting to Know... Grace Graham, Freshman Tennis Player

Purvit Patel & Elyse Guziewicz, Sports Writer; Copy Edtior

Grace Graham is a freshman English major from Rockville Centre.  She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy High School in 2015.

Q: What was the driving force behind your decision to come to Wilkes?

A: I took one of the campus tours and loved the people and atmosphere.

Q: Do you have any post-graduation plans in terms of a career?

A: I’d like to try and become a book editor for a publishing company.

Q: What are your hopes for your first season as a Colonel?

A: To play my best and help the team out as much as I can.

Q: When and why did you first begin playing tennis?

A:  I first started playing tennis when I was little, but it became the only sport I played in high school because I liked it the most.

Q: Do you have other sports, interests or hobbies off of the field?

A: I love playing soccer and volleyball, and enjoy watching football during the fall.

Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life? Why?

A: My mom is the most influential person in my life because she is a hard worker and always puts others before herself.

Q: Is there a quote you live your life by?

A: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” –Walt Disney

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: To me, “Be Colonel” means giving it your all, and never giving up no matter how difficult things get.

Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?

A: If I could have dinner with a famous person from the past, it would be with Alexander Hamilton.

Q:  Does the tennis team have anything they would like to inform the student body?

A: Dig deep, stay steady and rally!