Olivia

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Defensive tackle
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44
Name
Olivia
Position
Defensive tackle, Offensive guard
Age
8
Current Team
Seasons
2018

Grade: 3rd Grade
School/Team playing for: Lisbon Rec. Pee Wee
Number of years playing football? 1st year
Q: Other sports played or hobbies?
A: Olivia is a ballet dancer at Alma Lea’s dance studio and she also plays softball for the Lisbon Junior Athletic League.
Q: How does it feel to play football on a predominantly boys team?
A: “It’s amazing because I get to show that I am confident and determined, and even though it is a sport full of boys, I feel like I fit in.”
Q: What is your favorite thing about the game of football?
A: “I enjoy being a part of the team. I also enjoy blocking players when I’m on offense and trying to break through players when I am on defense.”
Q: What would you tell other girls who want to play but haven’t yet?
A:”I would say ‘go for it’ because people can do whatever they put their mind to.”