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Athlete of the Week: Rozalyn Malott, Northmont High School

Rozalyn Mallot
Rozalyn Mallot

Name: Rozalyn Malott

School: Northmont

Grade: Senior

Age: 17

Sport: Soccer

Claim to fame/honors: Four-year varsity player; GWOC first team last two years; all-district sophomore year; plans to major in early childhood education and play soccer at Defiance College next year

Bet you didn’t know … I like to paint and draw

Words you live by: All it takes is all you’ve got

Toughest opponents: Centerville and Beavercreek

Biggest influence: My mom

Match-day rituals: I wear the same head band every game

What’s on your bedroom walls? My paintings

When I’m bored I like to … play with my dogs

Favorite movie: Pretty Woman

Person who would play you in a movie: AnnaSophia Robb

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: I listen to all types of music; depends on the day

I can’t live without: Chocolate

Event you’d like to attend: A women’s World Cup soccer match

Favorite book: The Glass Castle

Favorite home-cooked meal: Steak, mashed potatoes and corn

Favorite smell: Fresh cut grass

Favorite cereal: Cocoa Puffs

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Target

Vegetable you won’t eat: I don’t have one

Whose mind would you like to read? My dogs, Charlie, a pit bull and a boxer mix, and Norman, a pit bull and bull terrier mix

Place where you’d love to travel? Greece

Talent you’d like to have? Singing

Favorite school subject: Science

Favorite athlete: Alex Morgan

Favorite team: U.S. women’s soccer team

Favorite Olympic sport: Soccer, of course, and gymnastics

Something in the world I’d like to change: The negativity

Favorite sports moment: Making varsity my freshman year

Favorite junk food: Chocolate chip cookies

Best thing about soccer: Being with my team; they make the atmosphere more than you would expect

In 10 years, I hope to be … starting my teaching job, working with special needs children and making a life for myself

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