Meet your Bull Islanders
Name: Magen Freeman
1. How long have you been running cross country?
I started running cross country my freshman year so this is my fourth year on the team.
2. How has preseason training been going?
It has been going great. Coach Gross has been working really hard to match our individual skill level with workouts. Throughout the summer he put on fun run 5k’s at the high school. I worked to increase my mileage and build a good base for the upcoming season.
3. Which team or teams do you think will be the toughest competition this year?
Bay Rivers district is very competitive with so many talented teams. I think Grafton, Tabb, Lafayette and Jamestown will be the toughest competition for the PHS girls team.
4. Who are some of the key members of the Girls Cross Country team besides yourself
Courtney Rawlinson is a junior at PHS and is a key member of the team. She competed in states her freshman year. Camille Freeman is running JV this year but is showing tremendous potential of being a top runner on the team.
5. Which course is your favorite one to run on?
My favorite course is the district course at Eastern State in Williamsburg.
6. What’s your best time in a meet and which course did it come on?
I achieved my best time of 19:48 at the Walsingham Invitational in 2009.
7. What are your expectations for yourself personally this upcoming season?
My goal is to make it to states this year. It will be tough and the district meet will be a difficult race. There are many talented runners in the Bay Rivers District. I would like to break my personal record from the previous season.
8. Besides Cross Country, do you play any other sports?
Yes, I have been involved in winter track, spring track and soccer throughout my years at PHS.
9. What do you like best about living in Poquoson and attending PHS?
I love that Poquoson is a small, supportive community. Attending PHS has been a wonderful experience so far.
10. What do you do in your free time for fun?
I love to go to the beach and skim board with friends. I also love to play soccer.