Featured Athlete of the Week: Heather Goss, Softball Cloverdale High School

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Heather Goss is a Senior at Cloverdale High School. Born to Gordon and Rachel Goss, she has two sisters, Morgan and Taylor Goss. She has played softball for four years at Cloverdale and has spent two years playing basketball and two years playing volleyball.

This year she helped lead the rest of the Clover softball team to a 17-9 record and a Putnam County Tournament win for the second year in a row. This was the first time that a repeat has happened in Cloverdale's history.

Goss, along with several other members of the softball team, have won numerous academic awards while attending Cloverdale. Her favorite sport of the ones that she plays is softball. Her favorite movie is "Finding Nemo" and her favorite food is watermelon.

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Banner Graphic: What is your favorite thing about softball?

Heather Goss: "Being able to be in my zone where I can just play my own game and be with teammates who gelled together and were all a team family.

BG: Who are your best friends and why?

HG: I have a lot of friends but my best friends come from my softball team.

BG: How long have you been playing softball?

HG: I've played softball since I was eight years old.

BG: What are some of your academic goals"

HG: Graduating high school, planning to attend University of Indianapolis, study exercise science, further degree in physical therapy

BG: What was your favorite moment on the team this year?

HG: Winning (Putnam) County (Tournament) back-to-back years.

BG: What was different about your senior year as oppose to other years?

HG: Being a senior, I was able to be a leader. Not just verbally but being a leader on and off the field. The best part of the season was watching the girls grow and come together as a team.

BG: What can sports teach you about life?

HG: Sports can teach you a lot about life. You have to learn responsibility and respect. You have to learn how to work with others to play on a team together

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