Windsor Locks SAM: Nicole Johnson

Nicole is a three-sport senior athlete for the Raiders, competing in soccer, basketball and softball. She has been the recipient of student-athlete awards in each of her three years.

How do you prepare before a game? I’m not a superstitious person, so my rituals kind of vary, but I always make sure I stretch thoroughly.

What are you most looking forward to in regard to your fall season? I’m looking forward to seeing my team grow and succeed.

What has been your biggest highlight to date in your high school uniform? Being able to be a part of all three sports teams where we make states always makes me proud to wear a Raiders jersey.

Who has been your biggest sports influence? My older sister Brittany Whiteley. She gives me motivation and confidence in everything I’m doing.

Who is your favorite pro or college athlete? I’ve looked up to Breanna Stewart of UConn women’s basketball since I started freshman year. She has a big influence on the way I play my game.

What are your plans beyond high school? I plan to go to college for health science, environmental safety or physical training, and to play basketball.


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