Athlete of the Week: Mary Margaret Borer

Feature Q&A with Mary Margaret Borer


What is your favorite pro sports team? Carolina Panthers.

What is your favorite college sports team? Auburn University Tigers.

Who is your favorite athlete? Matt Anderson or Shawn Johnson.

Do you have a pet? Yes, a dog named Beau and a cat named Cecil.

Do you have a nickname? Some people call me “Mary Mags” or “Animal.”

What is your preferred method of social media? Instagram.

People would be surprised to know that you? I will eat fruits and vegetables over junk food any day.

Which of your teammates is most intense? Cassidy Bart.

Which of your teammates makes you laugh? Gracie Elgersma and Brooklyn Grady.

What do you do on a long bus ride? I sleep, listen to music or talk with my teammates.

What is your pregame ritual? On my own, I listen to music and mentally prepare myself to play, but as a team, we play games, sing songs and pray.

What is your favorite part of sports? Getting to compete in a sport I love with the people I love.

What is your favorite sports memory? Beating Sioux Center in the first round of regionals this year.