CWS Student Athlete Spotlight: Mazie Nagel

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?

Nagel: Waffles.


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