Senior Spotlight: Lindsay Jenkins

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!

Lindsay Jenkins (affectionately known as “LJ”) is a member of Oak Hall’s varsity girls soccer team. She recently scored her 100th career goal! Congratulations LJ!

By Avery Broom

A – Advice you’d give your freshman-self? Drink less coffee.
B – Best pre-game meal? Water.
C – Coaches best words of advice? Just breathe and slow down.
D – Favorite Dessert? Boston cream doughnuts. 
E – Most exciting part of the season? Last season winning the district championship for the first time in 12 years.
F – Favorite high school athletic moment? Also [the previous answer], but probably when Audrey scored the final PK my sophomore year to put us into district semi-finals.
G – Goals for your senior season? To enjoy my last year with my team as much as I can.
H – Which college are you hoping to attend? All of my applications are pending right now but I applied early action to Georgetown and UNC (University of North Carolina).
I – Interesting thing about you away from soccer? I’m Sicilian so I make really good pasta.
J – Favorite joke? Calculus.
K – Keys to maintaining homework? 
You just gotta do it.
L – Least favorite practice drill? 
Warm-up laps.
M – What music do you listen to? 
Everything but country.
N – Netflix or Hulu? 
O – Outside hobbies other than your sport? 
I like to run.
P – Preparations for a big game? 
Drink lots of water and pop some potassium pills.
Q – Question you would ask your future self? Is there anything you would want your past self to know?
R – Would you rather play in the heat or cold? Cold.
S – What would your senior superlative be? “Shortest Senior”
T – Favorite TV show? New Girl
U – Most underrated soccer position? Outside-back.
V – Favorite vacation spot? 
W – Do you wish to play soccer in college? Whatever the future holds, I am open to it.
X – Any X-Rays? Plenty.
Y – What’s your impact on the younger athletes on the team? 
I hope I was a good role model and mentor for them so when they start to lead the team in a few years they can do the same for the younger girls as well.
Z – Favorite zoo animal? Cows, because farms are zoos too.