Beacon Athlete of the Week – Taylor Zinkon

| April 16, 2013

Taylor ZinkonName: Taylor Zinkon

Year in school: Senior at Ridgewood High School

Sport and position: Softball pitcher, second base and outfield

Why named athlete of the week: Was nominated by Coach Kirby Shivers

What is your favorite memory from playing sports? Receiving MVP, first team Eastern District and first team IVC in one year

Do you have any pregame rituals or ways to get yourself pumped for a game? My team and I stand behind the dugout in a group huddle, preparing mentally for the game.

Who is your favorite athlete and why? My favorite athlete is Jennie Finch because she is a star pitcher and clutch hitter in college softball. She is one of the best pitchers to ever step foot on the mound.

If a song could be played when you entered a game what would you like it to be? Scream and Shout by Will.I.Am and Britney Spears

What pregame meal do you hope is on the dinner table? Chicken parmesan

What do you like to do when you aren’t playing sports? Shopping and hanging out with my boyfriend and friends

What do you want to do after high school graduation? I plan on attending Kent State Tuscarawas for two years and then transfer to Kent State University where I will obtain my bachelor’s degree in nursing.

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