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Senior Captain Anchors Defense for Tigers

Amy Fetterolf, left, dribbles across midfield during a game last season.

North Salem senior Amy Fetterolf is a team captain and plays defense on the varsity girls soccer team. She’s also on the girls lacrosse team.

How old were you when you started playing soccer and how did you get started?

My parents signed me up for AYSO soccer when I was 4 or 5.

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What are the team’s goals/expectations for the season?

Being in Class B now, we are really trying to be able to compete with, and hopefully beat some bigger, and more competitive teams, and make a far run in sectionals.

As a senior, how do you see your role on the team, and how much do you value being a team leader?

I see my role on the team as someone who can help people adjust to new positions and roles on the team, and can keep everybody’s spirits and energy high throughout the whole game.

What is your favorite team activity, pregame or postgame ritual that you shared with your teammates?

My favorite team activity is definitely dressing up the new players in funny costumes on homecoming.

Who has been your biggest role model over the years and what have you learned from them?

My biggest role model has been my family, because they have always pushed me to the be the best athlete, and person that I can be.

Tell us one thing about yourself that not a lot of people know?

Every time I eat something really salty I laugh really hard.

Do you know what you want to study in college? If yes, what and why?

I want to study something related to humanities or psychology, because I want to study something that will allow me to help people in the future.

Who is your favorite professional athlete and pro or college sports team?

Serena Williams and my favorite professional sports team is the (U.S.) National women’s soccer team.

What is your favorite music to listen to warming up for a game?

My favorite music to listen to before a game is Katie Wagner’s pregame playlist.

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?

It would be teleportation because I could go anywhere I want, whenever I want.

If you could pick one place to visit on vacation that you’ve never been to, where would you go and why?

I would go to France because I’ve always wanted to see Paris and the Eiffel Tower, and I would also love to ski in the Alps.

What is your favorite food to eat before or after a game?

My favorite food to eat after a game is ice cream because it cheers me up if we lose, and helps me celebrate if we win.

Best place to eat in North Salem and why?

Hayfields because it’s so convenient and easy, their food is really good, and you’ll always see somebody you know there.

Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Why?

Twitter because it can make me laugh really hard, and also keeps me updated on different current events, sports and other things.

For a young athlete growing up in North Salem, what would you tell them about the experience of being part of the soccer program and why should they go out for the team?

I would definitely recommend being a part of the North Salem soccer program because all of my best memories from high school are from during soccer season. Also, the coach is amazing and so is everybody you play with, and it will make you love soccer way more than you already do.

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