The Auburn Reporter’s female athlete of the week for Dec. 15 is junior Madelyn Shaw of Auburn Mountainview High School, basketball.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
Q: Name your Mount Rushmore (Top 4) of Movies?
A: How to lose a guy in 10 days, Hercules (Disney version), High School Musical and Pitch Perfect
Q: Who is the person in your life that has helped you succeed the most?
A: My dad has helped me succeed the most because he has always pushed and motivated me to be the best player I can be.
Q: You’re on a long road trip, you stop at a gas station. You get one drink and one snack. What are you choosing?
A: Skinny pop popcorn and Watermelon Celsius
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual
A: Before going into the locker room, I have my headphones in and playing my pre-game playlist while I visualize the game and what I need to do. Once in the locker room, I’m with my teammates playing music and getting ready for the game and then finally while the national anthem is playing, I say a prayer before the game begins.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
Christmas Tree Farm by Taylor Swift
From the sidelines: Madelyn had 14 points and 5 rebounds in a loss to Tahoma and followed it up with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists in the Lions first win vs TJ. She is shooting 64% from the field this season