Athlete of the Week: Janie Schoonhoven

Feature Q&A with Janie Schoonhoven

Averaged 18 points, 10.7 rebounds and three steals per game in three Unity Christian victories.


What is your favorite pregame meal? Subway.

Do you have a pregame ritual? Talk with my teammates and listen to music.

What is the most frequent line or phrase used by your coach? “First 10 points!”

What has it been like to play with your sister at Unity Christian? It has been an unforgettable experience as we compete and push each other in practices and have a strong connection on the court.

What are you most looking forward to about playing basketball at Dordt University? I’m excited to meet knew teammates and challenge myself at a higher level of play.

Who is your favorite athlete? (University of Connecticut basketball player) Paige Bueckers.

Aside from your own, which high school do you think has the best uniforms? MMCRU.

What is your favorite subject in high school? Stats.

Where would your ideal vacation be to? Fiji.

What is your favorite sports movie? “Blind Side.”

Who wins the Super Bowl this weekend, the Buccaneers or the Chiefs? Chiefs.

Where is your favorite place to eat in N’West Iowa? 4 Brothers.

What is your most memorable sports moment? Playing in the state volleyball championship my sophomore year.