Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Erica Pounders
PARENTS: Charlotte and Eric Pounders
SIBLINGS: Sarah Pounders, 13
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Math
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Hanging out with friends
FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken tenders
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Redlight King
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Blind Side
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Switched At Birth
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY WHEN YOU WERE A KID? Barbie dolls
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? I’m planning on attending the University of Arkansas
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO’S HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW HAVE THEY INFUENCED YOU? My grandparents because they have always had a positive outlook on me.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT TENNIS? Setting a goal before a match and reaching the goal that I set.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? It is pretty good. We are a lot better than last year.
WHAT’S YOUR STRENGTH AS A TENNIS PLAYER? Forehand
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST IN PRACTICE TO IMPROVE? My serve.
WHEN YOU’RE THROUGH PLAYING TENNIS FOR BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL LOOK BACK AND REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE? I will remember all of the great teammates that I had.