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Big Red Sports Profiles: Girls' Varsity Golf Captains Angel Zhang ‘22 & Kiley Alt ‘23

By Etta Schar ‘23 

Big Red Sports Network Reporter Etta Schar ‘23 recently met up with girls' varsity golfers Angel Zhang ‘22 and Kiley Alt ‘23 to find out what the team co-captains expect to see from their squad this year.  

 

Etta Schar: When did you start playing golf?

Kiley Alt: At eight years old.

Angel Zhang: Around eight or nine.

 

ES: How long have you played golf for Lawrenceville?

KA: Two years; would have been three if not for COVID.

AZ: This is my second year

 

ES: How does it feel to be competing again after COVID?

KA: It feels weird to be interacting with people from other schools, without masks; during COVID, we weren’t meeting new people, but now that it is “over,” it feels unnatural to meet someone new

AZ: It doesn’t really feel that different, but I’ve definitely come to enjoy playing a lot more.

 

ES: What do you enjoy most about golfing at Lawrenceville?

KA: Becoming friends with new people, from different Houses and different Forms

AZ: I definitely enjoy getting to know the girls on the team.

 

ES: What does it mean to you to be a team captain?  What do you feel your role is/responsibilities are as team captain?

KA: For me, the most important thing is to support the team; rooting for them on their good days and encouraging them on their bad days.

AZ: I think that the most important part about being captain is to make sure that everyone enjoys themselves on the course and has fun playing.

 

ES: Any personal or team goals for the season?

KA: For everyone to improve their own game, at their own pace

AZ: Try to consistently shoot in the high 30s and low-40s for nine holes.

 

For additional information, contact Lisa M. Gillard H'17, director of public relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.