Prep profile: Two Rivers junior Kristy Terp

Prep profile: Two Rivers junior Kristy Terp


Prep profile: Two Rivers junior Kristy Terp


Sports Kristy competes in:

Cross country, track

All-time team sports achievement:

Eastern Wisconsin Conference cross country champs, 2012

All-time individual sports achievement:

EWC champion in 1,600, 3,200, and 3,200 relay in track, 2013

No. 1 athletic goal:

“Place in the top six at the State cross country meet.”

Kristy’s thoughts

“We have a lot of fun, so that helps us. We always want to push each other to do better.”

Coach Amy Gallagher’s thoughts

“She keeps her focus. It’s typical with girls and guys in any high school sport, the season ends and they turn their minds off too. With Kristy, it doesn’t, it never turns off. She knows that’s the most important time of the year for her. She dedicates the winter and the summer to getting her ready for a season.”

Kristy’s favorites

* Sport: Track

* Pro/college athlete: Allyson Felix

* Musical artist or group: Taylor Swift

* TV show: Pretty Little Liars

* Movie: The Notebook

* Class: Chemistry

* Food: Peanut butter

* Saying or piece of advice: “I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” (Phillipians 4:13)

Hobbies: Fishing, running, swimming

What if …

* You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? Taylor Swift

* You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Jesus

Quick Q&A

* Who inspires you most? “All of my tough competitors that are running really fast this season.”

* What is your dream vacation destination? Italy or Australia

* Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? “Myself, it’s always a mind battle between pushing on or letting go during races.”

* What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “People that complain.”

* What do you want to do for a living? “Teacher or a doctor.”

* Why are sports important to you? “They challenge me to do my best, chase my dreams, and set high goals.”

* What’s your strength as a person? “Perseverance.”

* What do you still need to work on? “Not letting my mind limit what my body can do.”

* Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Listening to music, getting the right mindset, praying.”


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