Prep Profile: Kaitlyn Wiegert (Mishicot)

Prep Profile: Kaitlyn Wiegert (Mishicot)


Prep Profile: Kaitlyn Wiegert (Mishicot)



Kait or Shortkaits

Sports Kaitlyn competes in

Volleyball, basketball, dance, track, softball

All-time individual sports achievement

“Making it to sectionals (in track and field) every year, so far.”

All-time team sports achievement

Winning the Brillion volleyball tournament.

No. 1 athletic goal

“To make it to sectionals again, or go further.”

Kaitlyn’s thoughts

“I like cheering everyone on and making other people better. I like being that role model. I want people to look up to me as a positive role model and a leader on this team.”

Coach Karri Wiegert’s thoughts

“She makes sure her teammates are having a good time as well as working hard. I think that leadership…that she’s developed over the last couple of years is starting to shine a little bit more.”

Kaitlyn’s favorites

Sport: “Volleyball or track”

Pro/college athlete: Brett Favre

Pro/college team: Green Bay Packers

Musical artist or group: Luke Bryan or Pink

Song of all time: “Birthday,” by Katy Perry

TV show: “Friends”

Movie: “We’re the Millers”

Class: Phy Ed

Food: Watermelon

Saying or piece of advice: “Never let anyone tell you you can’t do something. In order for your dreams to work, so do you.”

Hobby: Swimming or shopping

What if …

You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? Miley Cyrus

You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “Invisible,” by Hunter Hayes or “Human,” by Christina Perri

You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Channing Tatum or Adam Sandler

Quick Q&A

Who inspires you most? “My mom”

What is your dream vacation destination? Cancun

Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? Bonnie Draxler, Wrightstown track

What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “Ignorance.”

Why are sports important to you? “They give me a chance to become more motivated, become a better leader, and overall improve myself.”

Which Facebook friend has the most interesting status updates and best photos? Abby Butler

What’s your strength as a person? “I’m easy going and enjoy helping people.”

Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Always carrying my stuffed pig key chain on my backpack.”


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