Student-Athlete of the Month: Enfield’s Richards

Maggie Richards has played field hockey and basketball for four years at Enfield High School. She has served as basketball captain for the past two seasons, and is an honor roll student.

How does Maggie prepare for a game? I usually prepare for a game by getting to the gym early to get some extra shots up. Then, during the JV game, I make sure my team stays loose by joking around a little. Before every game, I tend to drink either a coffee or a Red Bull.

How has she improved this season? I have improved this season by not getting into my own head. I’ve also developed a better free throw technique.

What is she most excited about with regards to this season? I’m mostly excited about having a new head coach and getting a fresh start. This gives me an opportunity to learn things from a new perspective.

What is Maggie’s most memorable moment as a Raider? My most memorable moment as a Raider was definitely my sophomore year for breaking the losing streak.

What does she hope to accomplish with her winter team? I want to accomplish making a name for our girls basketball program and qualify for states.

Who is her favorite college athlete? Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis

What are her college plans? I will attend a four-year college to pursue a career as a physician assistant.

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