Muskogee head coach Oscar Flores calls Hollie Courtney one of the unsung heroes of the team.
In only her sophomore season, Hollie Courtney is making an impact at the varsity level. The soccer player is known for her work ethic and drive to get better with each practice and game. We caught up with Hollie to find out more about this underclassman and what she loves about being part of this team.
VYPE: Hollie, how long have you been playing soccer?
Courtney: I have been playing soccer since I was seven years old.
VYPE: What do you love most about your teammates on this Lady Roughers soccer team?
Courtney: My teammates are like family to me. We have each other’s backs; we support each other and push each other to do our best.
VYPE: What is the best thing about being a student-athlete at Muskogee High School?
Courtney: One of the things I love most about being a student-athlete at my school is that I can be a leader, not only on the field but also in the classroom. At my school, I am able to participate in the engineering program as well as the soccer program. I love the bond and the competitive spirit that comes with being an athlete, it’s also a lot of fun. I have had several great coaches over the years that have supported me and helped me.
VYPE: What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Courtney: In my free time, I enjoy painting, spending time outside, and spending time with my family. Especially beating my little siblings at Mario Kart.