Middle Blocker, 6-8
U.S. Beach National Team
"Recognize that pressure is totally normal, and it means you care. You care about your team, you care about your sport, and you want to win. It's a great thing to feel some nerves before a match."
U.S. Men's National Team
"Asking for help is not a weakness. In my opinion, it's actually a strength to have when you're young, and throughout life. There are certain things you're going to have to figure out on your own, but in most cases, asking for help is 100% OK."
U.S. Women's National Team
"My dad always told me when I was playing sports to 'be a sponge,' and to 'get one percent better every single day.' So when the coaches or someone on the staff told me something [like] that I could work on my arm swing or my serve, or some kind of feedback, I always took it in and tried to apply it."