Senior Athlete Spotlight: Gabby Aulisio
In an effort to make this year special for Oak Hall’s senior athletes, we created A-Z questions for them to answer. We hope you enjoy!
By Elle Storoe
Gabby Aulisio is a member of Oak Hall’s Varsity Cross Country Team!
A – Advice you’d give your freshman-self? The advice i would give to my freshman self would be to run cross country, because I didn’t start that till junior year, but I wish I had earlier.
B – Best pre-game meal? The best pre-game meal is a peanut butter sandwich.
C – Coach’s best words of advice? Coach’s best words of advice are to “Go catch that girl”.
D – Favorite dessert? My favorite dessert is a Pizooki from BJs.
E – Most entertaining practice? Most entertaining practice is “World Cup” with the soccer girls, and Coach Wharton in goal, because he’s a really good goal keeper.
F – Favorite high school athletic moment? Favorite high school athletic moment is when Adel and I could not stop laughing during our soccer district championship game!
G – Goals for your senior season? My goal for this season is to break 19:30 (19 minutes and 30 seconds in a race)
H – Hoping to attend (which college)? I’m hoping to attend UF.
I – Interesting thing about you away from cross country? The most interesting thing about me away from cross country is that I like to play piano.
J – Favorite joke? My favorite joke is that “running is fun”!
K – Keys to maintaining homework? The keys to maintaining homework are to not procrastinate and to just get it done when you get it assigned.
L – Least favorite practice drill? My least favorite drill is passing lines cause those are very boring.
M – Music you listen to? I listen to pop-rock
N – Netflix or Hulu? Netflix is definitely better.
O – Outside hobbies (other than your sport)? Outside of sports, I like to read and play with my dogs.
P – Preparations for a big race include? Preparations for a big race are definitely Tiger Balm and Bio Freeze, very helpful.
Q – Question you would ask your future self? I would definitely ask my future self which college I’m going to, because that’s important to know!
R – Most relaxing part of your day? The most relaxing part of my day, honestly, is running, which sounds crazy but it’s true.
S – What would your senior superlative be? I don’t know, probably worst artist!
T – Favorite TV show? My favorite tv show is “Seinfeld”.
U – Most underrated pet? The most underrated pet probably is a chameleon.
V – Favorite vacation spot? My favorite vacation spot is Montana.
W – What does it mean to you to be an Eagle? Being an eagle means being in a tight family and just being nice to everyone.
X – Any X-rays? Yes, I hairline fractured my ankle a while ago.
Y – Your impact to the younger athletes on the team? As soccer captain, I like to think I had a pretty big impact of the younger athletes, just because I had to mentor them and teach them how to play soccer. So hopefully, I was a good mentor.
Z – Favorite zoo animal? My favorite zoo animal is a pangolin.