Lindner: Triple Play Triple Threat Feature
Thursday, October 31st, 2013 -- 4:54 pm
Posted by Larry Hoeser, Sports Director
Neillsville senior Jenny Lindner is on the Triple Play Triple Threat Feature on WisSports.net this week.
Volleyball Honors: Four-year varsity letter winner for the Warriors … Helped Neillsville to a second-place finish under coach Tammy Matson in the Eastern Division of the Cloverbelt Conference as a senior … A first-team all-league pick as a sophomore, junior and senior after earning honorable mention all-conference laurels as a freshman.
Basketball Honors: Enters senior season as a three-year varsity letter winner … A 5-foot-11 point guard who earned second-team all-state honors from the Associated Press as a junior and honorable mention all-state recognition as a sophomore … Named Player of the Year in the Eastern Division of the Cloverbelt in each of the past three seasons … Also named Division 4 All-State in each of the past three years by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association … Went over 1,000 points for her stellar game last January … Led team to the WIAA Division 4 State Tournament in each of the past two seasons … Has led the team to a combined 78-2 record over the past three seasons, including the 2012 state title, while playing for coach John Gaier.
Softball Honors: A three-year varsity letter winner entering her senior season … A first-team all-league pick in the Cloverbelt as a junior when she batted .486 … Honorable mention all-league selection as a sophomore for the Warriors.
Favorite Sport: “Basketball is my favorite sport. It’s fun to achieve success with my teammates. Love to play in front of big crowds and I enjoy the responsibility of having the ball in my hands and leading my team as the point guard.”
Best Part of High School Sports: “The atmosphere during our sporting competitions has to be the best part of high school sports. Our community is truly something special to come out to all of our games and cheer on us players.”
Best Advice from a High School Coach: “Be the change that you want to see in the world … from my basketball coach, John Gaier.”
Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: “When our basketball team won the Division 4 state basketball championship in 2012 and reeling off 54 straight victories with my teammates.”
Best Part of Playing Three Sports: “I have the opportunity to play with different people and playing three sports gives me the chance to stay active.”
Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: “Being a three-sport athlete, sports take a lot of work with all of the practices, games and tournaments. With that being said, I am usually doing my homework on any down time that I have available.”
Favorite Opponent: “Eau Claire Regis. They always have a strong team and there is always a nice, energetic crowd.”
Favorite Professional Teams: Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Miami Heat.
Favorite Professional Athlete: Jordy Nelson.
Favorite College Teams: Wisconsin Badgers.
Cumulative GPA: 3.7
Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: “East Troy guards. I still see them hitting three-point shots in my sleep!”
Most Admired High School Teammate: “Sammie Pfeiffer. I played sports with her my freshman year as she was a senior. She was always positive and definitely a role model to me.”
College Plans: “Attend UW-Milwaukee to play basketball on a scholarship. Also, I plan on studying pre-med in hopes to become a Dermatologist.”
Activities Outside of Sports: 4-H, Big Buddy Program, National Honor Society, Make a Difference Day, grade school volunteer basketball coach, lifeguard & youth basketball tourney volunteer referee.
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