Senior Athlete Spotlight: Ani Gogineni

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!

Senior Athlete Spotlight: Ani Gogineni

By Jenna Poppell

Ani Gogineni is a member of Oak Hall’s Varsity Swimming Team!

A –  Advice you’d give your freshman-self? Be yourself.
B – Best pre-race meal? Pasta.
C – Coach’s best words of advice? Soar like an eagle.
D – Favorite dessert? Brownie.
E – Most entertaining practice? Fun Fridays.
F – Favorite high school athletic moment? Regionals last year.
G – Goals for your senior season? Drop time.
H – Hoping to attend (which college)? U. Chicago (University of Chicago).
I – Interesting thing about you away from swimming? I like movies.
J – Favorite joke? I don’t have a favorite joke. All buildings matter, okay that’s kind of political though.
K – Keys to maintaining homework? Just getting it a little bit done the day it’s assigned.
L – Least favorite practice drill? I hate the butterfly drill, it’s harder than the actual stroke.
M – Music you listen to? I like Beach House.
N – Netflix or Hulu? Netflix.
O – Outside hobbies (other than swimming)? Longboarding.
P – Preparations for a big meet include? A lot of Gatorade.
Q – Question you would ask your future self? “Did we get any taller?”
R – Most relaxing part of your day? Taking a nap after school.
S – What would your senior superlative be? “Most emo”, I don’t know.
T – Favorite TV show? Madmen.
U – Most underrated pet? I like cats, but they’re not underrated.
V – Favorite vacation spot? I don’t really have one.
W – What does it mean to you to be an Eagle? It means the sky’s the limit
X – Any X-rays? X-rays? Have I had an x-ray taken of me? I got my arm x-rayed.. I broke my arm.
Y – Your impact to the younger athletes on the team? I hope my effort in practice sets an example.
Z – Favorite zoo animal? Zoo animal? I don’t like zoos in general.