D9Sports.com/EYT Media is doing a series of player profiles on returning high-school athletes this summer. The year in school listed by the athlete is the year the athlete is entering this fall.
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BRYNN REARICK – JUNIOR – REDBANK VALLEY
Daughter of: Angela Rearick and Michael Rearick
Sports Played: Softball and Volleyball
Family Members Playing/Played Sports: Caylen Rearick, Kaia Rearick, Michael Rearick, Angela Rearick, Jason Huffman, Brent Wile
2018-19 Highlights: Was a member of the District 9 Class 2A volleyball championship team and D9 Class 2A softball runner-up squad … Earned third-team All-KSAC honors in softball as an infielder.
Post-High School Plans: She plans to go to college for Special Education; She would like to play sports in college as well.
Q&A With Brynn Rearick
D9Sports: What is your favorite sport to participate in and why?
BR: Softball because I’ve overcome a lot of obstacles in that sport and it made me into the person I am today.
D9Sports: What is your favorite memory, moment, game from playing high school sports?
BR: This current softball season when I turned a double play for the first time.
D9Sports: Why do you play high school sports?
BR: I play high school sports because it has brought me many friendships. It also is preparing me for adulthood because it teaches me how to do many things at once and how to better my time management.
D9Sports: Who has had the most influence on your athletic career and why?
BR: My dad, because he has pushed me further than I would have ever pushed myself.
D9Sports: If you could change one thing about high school sports, what would it be and why?
BR: I would change some of the reputations that people give a sport, all sports are unique in their own way and they each have their pros and cons.
D9Sports: If you could be president for a day, what would be the one major thing you would do?
BR: Due to the high numbers of children in foster homes and animals in shelters, I would create a successful program across the county to help get those children and animals a forever home.
D9Sports: What is your ideal place to live? County, City, Suburb? Why?
BR: Country, because it’s very peaceful and quiet.
D9Sports: What would someone who doesn’t know you be surprised to find out about you?
BR: I am very outgoing and loud.
D9Sports: What is your strongest subject in school?
BR: Spanish because i enjoy learning about diverse cultures and i like speaking the language.
D9Sports: If there was one period in history or one event in history you could go back to, what would it be?
BR: The 1960s, because it was during the hippie period and I find those people very interesting.
D9Sports: What question do you wish I would have asked you? And what is the answer to it?
BR: What’s your advice for young athletes? My advice for young athletes is to never give up and if you have a goal go for it and never stop until you achieve it.