Sports Profile: Eva Jackson enjoys competition in flag football


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Four Bronx River students, Katalina Ordonez, Eva Jackson, Alexandra Lee and Azzurede Strong, played in a flag-football tournament sponsored by the Lehman Campus.

What sport do you play? Flag Football

How long have you been playing?  2 years

What inspired you to play this sport? My Brother

What position do you play on the team?  Corner and Free Safety

What is the best part about playing this sport? The adrenaline when going up against other school.

What is the most challenging part about participating in the sport? Nothing because I like competition.

Describe what a typical meet or game is like?  Calm and well put together.

How do you feel about the season going so far? It’s going pretty well.

How have you improved over the last year? Yes, by getting faster.

What advice do you have for others who want to participate in this sport?  If you’re unsure try it whether you like it or not.

What are your team goals for the season? Getting further into the playoffs.

When you graduate from high school, do you plan to continue playing any sports? Yes, because I like being competitive with others.