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Senior Spotlight — Mirandi Sorenson (Princeton)

Date/Place of birth: Feb. 3, 2001/Princeton.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Trudi and Rob Colby, Erika Sorenson, Erik Sorenson, Amy Sorenson, Rylee and Gracie Martinitis.

Sports: Softball, volleyball, golf.

Favorite sport: Softball, because it has been a part of my life since I was a little girl. I have built a lot of friendships and great memories. 

Favorite food and where to get it: Anything my papaw puts in the smoker down in Texas!

Likes: Sports, dogs, the Cubbies, and good friends.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career: My parents have been a great influence on my career. They have always pushed me to do my best and work hard. 

Person with the greatest influence in my life: A lot of people have influenced me in life, but my Mamaw Jane has been a huge role model. She is the sweetest and most caring person you will ever meet. She is a strong, hard working, independent woman and I strive to be like her every day of my life. 

Who’s your dream celebrity prom date: Easy, Anthony Rizzo.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: Dog Cooper with me to keep me company.

The last song I listened to: “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw.

People would be surprised to know: That I have an extra vertebrae.

I stay home to watch: “The Office.”

The funniest person I’ve ever met: My sister Erika, because she is so awkward at times. It’s hilarious to watch the situation unfold.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I can’t remember if she’s Adrienne or Miranda?

Most embarrassing moment: When I fell down the stairs at the high school.

Most unforgettable moment: Hitting my first home run at Rockridge my freshman year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Meeting Anthony Rizzo and playing catch with him.

What I would like to do in life: Become an OB nurse and take care of people in need.

Three words that best describe myself: Passionate, hard-working, caring.

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