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Track profile: Priscilla Pol shares goals, advice

Marie C. Camacho
Priscilla Pol looks forward to running track in college.

Priscilla Pol, an 11th grade student, shares her views on being a part of the track team.

Q: What sport are you playing this season?

A: The sport I play is indoor track.

Q: How long have you been playing?

A: I started track in September 2023.

Q: What inspired you to play this sport?

A: I like to work out my mental and physical health.

Q: What is your position on the team?

A: My position is a long distance runner in the team.

Q: What is the best part about playing this sport?

A: The best part is being on a great team and getting better at each of my track races.

Q: What is the most challenging part about practicing in the sport?

A: The most challenging part about track is trying to get a new personal record in the 1500. (Her PR right now is 8 minutes, 3 seconds.)

Q: Describe what a typical meet or game is like?

A: It’s very stressful, fun and exciting at the same time.

Q: How do you feel like the season is going so far?

A: I feel really good so far.

Q: How have you improved from last year?

A: I have gotten better at my practice and I’m getting better at PR races.

Q: What advice do you have for others who want to participate in this sport?

A: One advice I would give others is to not give up and stick to your goal or plan.

Q: What are you and your team’s goals for this season?

A: My team goal for this season is to make it to the state championship.

Q: When you graduate from high school, do you plan to continue playing any sport?

A: When I graduate I plan to continue to do track in college.

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Fahima Akter is a thoughtful student who enjoys hanging out with her friends. She has been selected as a Press Pass NYC Fellow.
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