Athlete of the Week: Summer Bousema

Feature with Summer Bousema

Two goals and one assist while helping the Knights go 2-1 on the week.


What is your favorite subject in school?

History with Ms. Talsma.

Besides your own team, which high school has the best uniforms?

Western Christian, I just like maroon and white together.

What is your ideal future job?

A front desk receptionist at The Foreign Candy Company, or at some doctor’s office.

Is it more fun to score a goal or get an assist?

Score a goal for sure.

What is your favorite brand and flavor of sports drink?

Gatorade — Glacier Freeze.

Do you have any pregame routines?

Braid hair, talk with teammates, pray and listen to some pump-up music.

What phrase do you hear most from your coach?

“You have to have intensity!”

Are there any skills you wish you had but don’t?

Being able to do math.

Do you prefer to play on natural grass or artificial turf?

Natural grass, mowed so it’s not too long. Turf is way too bouncy.

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

Los Tulipanes — the quesadillas hit different.

What is your favorite sports movie?

If “Kicking & Screaming” counts then that 100 percent.

Where would your ideal vacation be to?

Anywhere hot with a beach, maybe the Maldives.

Do you have a favorite college or pro sports team?

My favorite college team to watch is the Hawkeyes.