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9 Q’s with Commerce’s Ally Schmidt – Presented by Trench Brothers Graphics

VYPE: What motivates you?

Ally: My biggest motivation is making my mom proud. I am also motivated by my failures to push myself harder. 

VYPE: Who are some of your biggest influences or role models?

Ally: My biggest influence and role model is my mom. Some others are Jayda Coleman, Grace Lyons, and Riley Boone. 

VYPE: What teacher has had the biggest impact on your life?

Ally: Brooke Jackson has had the biggest impact on my life. She has been the best coach I could have asked for. She has helped me not only with my sports but also with my character development. 

VYPE: What has it taken to be successful in your sports?

Ally: It has taken countless hours of practice and dedication. Softball is a huge part of my life and I have spent many nights and weekends practicing all year round. 

VYPE: Who is the least appreciated player on your team?

Ally: Everyone on the team gets most of the recognition they deserve, but Micah Woodbridge is an amazing teammate and does a lot for the team that goes unnoticed. 

VYPE: What clubs and campus activities are you involved with?

Ally: I am involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish club, and Native American club. 

VYPE: Who is your favorite person you follow on social media?

Ally: My favorite person I follow is Jayda Coleman because her posts are very inspirational. 

VYPE: What does it mean to you to represent your school and community when you play?

Ally: It means so much to me to be representing my school doing what I love. I appreciate all our supporters. They make softball even better! 

VYPE: Any other info that you think would be good to know.

Ally: I have been committed to softball since a very young age and have always dreamed about playing college ball and I cannot wait to pursue my career! 

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