By David Keech
January 9, 2019
Stratford— The Stratford Tigers’ Volleyball Team has become a juggernaut, advancing to state the last two years, and key to a successful program is having standout players to lead the way. Stratford’s Mazie Nagel is just that, a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the floor for Stratford during her four year career. We take a look at what makes the standout student-athlete ‘tick’ with our world-famous interview, with the most important question of all, of course. Will it be pancakes or waffles? Read on to find out.
CWS: What is your favorite class?
Nagel: I live for a good ceramics class.
CWS: What are your hobbies?
Nagel: Volleyball of course, thrift shopping and hanging out with Lauryn, my sister.
CWS: Who is/was your favorite teacher?
Nagel: Gotta be my main man/bff Mr.Coker. Best around.
CWS: What is the most unusual food you have eaten?
Nagel: Ground up camel.
CWS: What is your favorite music to listen to?
Nagel: I’m a sucker for some good country.
CWS: What are your plans after high school?
Nagel: Planning on some college ball.
CWS: If they made a movie about you, and your life, what would it be called?
Nagel: What is going on in here?
CWS: What other sports do you play?
Nagel: Waterpolo (state champs x3), chess, badminton.
CWS: Which teammate would you not want to be stranded with on a deserted island?
Nagel: Jadyn Dahlke, the amount of hair problems that girl goes through could really limit your chances at survival.
CWS: What is your most memorable moment as an athlete?
Nagel: Beating Marathon for the first ever regional my sophomore year.
CWS: Who is your favorite athlete?
Nagel: Lauryn Nagel, Ethan Nagel, Alec Nagel.
CWS: What do you enjoy most about playing home games?
Nagel: The crowd gets rowdy.
CWS: What’s the best thing about being a student-athlete at Stratford?
Nagel: Being surrounded by people who support you whether it’s on the court or in the classroom.
CWS: What words of wisdom can you give to other student-athletes?
Nagel: The opportunity to play is one of the greatest gifts you are given in high school.
CWS: Lastly, pancakes or waffles?