Prep Pulse: Lydia Genet

A Q&A with Heritage Hills senior girls soccer player Lydia Genet.


Nicknames: Lyd the Kid.

Best thing about the school year: Playing sports.

Who on your team cracks you up and why: Our assistant coach Austin Fischer because he's so goofy and he always tells us jokes.

Complete the sentence: I could binge watch Grey's Anatomy for hours on end.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life, and why: Mr. Zollman, he has taught our whole school about strength.

What’s the best emoji: Heart eyes for my boyfriend.

Favorite type of donut: Cake batter.

One thing you do that puts you in your coach’s doghouse: Not heading the ball.

People would be surprised to know what about you: I have broken my left arm five times.

Piece of advice you’ve gotten that has stuck with you: The only thing stopping you is yourself.

Who do you consider to be your heroes: My grandpa.

Physical feature that makes you unique: I am pretty tall for a girl.

Oddest piece of trivia that you know: By the time you are 70 years old, you will have easily drank over 12,000 gallons of water.

I hate to admit it, but my parents are right about: Being stubborn.

Complete the sentence: I’m going on a road trip, and I’m going to Sweden and I’m taking these people along for the ride: Nathalie Andersson, Ali Wade, Olivia Meunier and Xiana Scott.

No matter what, my dogs can always cheer me up.

I spend far too much money on: Shoes.

You scream at the TV when: The Pacers are ballin' it up.

Something you really wish you knew how to do: Whistle, I still can't do it. 

What are some things on your bucket list: Skydiving, go on a mission trip to Africa.

Best concert you’ve attended: Blake Shelton.

Who’s the smartest person on your team: Makynsie Bancroft, she's a genius.

If you cut the cord but could keep three stations, what would they be: AMC, Freeform and HBO.

Best athlete from another school you’ve faced: Regan Mundy (Jasper).

Song in your music collection that’s played the most: "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd.

Business you’d like to add to your hometown: A coffee shop.

Favorite former athlete from your school: Kerragan Mulzer.

Strawberry jelly or grape jelly: Strawberry.

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