Senior Spotlight – Kaitlynn Peterson

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Position

Outside Hitter

Siblings Names and Ages

Ellie – 24
Cole – 14
Taylor – 12

Parent’s Names

Bryce & Kristi Peterson

Plans After Graduation

Play Division 1 volleyball at Bradley University while intending to major in either sports marketing or criminology.

Honors (Volleyball or Academic):

AAU Academic All-American
First team all tournament at the Emerald City Qualifier
Three Rivers League (OR) All-Conference
Honor Roll middle through high school

Finish this sentence. I will always remember: (can be life related or volleyball)

My first time meeting all of the players the summer of my junior year at ETS and how welcoming they were.

What has volleyball taught you?

Discipline, commitment, hard work, and perseverance.

What are your goals for your Senior Year?

To succeed as a team on the court and in the classroom while embracing the last memories of high school.

Do you have a favorite meal or dessert?

Anything carbs, meat, or shrimp, but very few desserts.

3 Favorite Apps on your phone?

TikTok, Apple Music, Netflix

What or who makes you laugh?

Myself and the one and only Kennedy Peery.

Other activities or organizations you are involved with or enjoy?

Club volleyball at Northern Lights, spending time at my cabin doing water sports, and going to Church with my family.

What have your coaches taught you?

Results don’t show up overnight but if you put the work in it will pay off in the future.

How would your family or close friends describe you?

Hardworking, respectful, gracious, determined, and funny.

What are some things you feel you can’t live without?

My family, friends, faith, and food.

Do you have any superstitions?

No

Do you have any favorite sports teams or athletes?

Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Twins, and USA Olympic Volleyball team.

What is one thing you would put on your “bucket” list?

Traveling to a tropical island and surfing.

Favorite Quote:

“Faith does not make things easy it makes them possible” Luke 1:37

Best memory from LVNVB?

All of the pasta dinners and sweeping Eagan in three straight sets our last game of the season last year.

Advice for younger players?

Take the time to build relationships with your teammates and perfect good habits at a young age so you don’t have to change them when you’re older.

Message to my parents:

Thank you for teaching me how to be strong and instilling in me from when I was little how to be respectful and have discipline. Thank you for believing in me and for the countless rides to all of my sports.

Chocolate or Vanilla

Vanilla

Crushed ice or cubed ice?

Crushed

Pen or Pencil?

Pencil

Spicy or mild?

Mild

Fiction or Non Fiction?

Fiction

Truth or Dare?

Truth

Board games or video games?

Board games

Bacon or Sausage?

Bacon

Bagels or waffles?

Waffles

Pool or Ocean?

Pool

Snap Chat or Tik Tok?

Tik Tok