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Triple Threat of the Week: Brooke Freitag, Osseo-Fairchild

02/08/2018, 1:15pm CST
By Norbert Durst

Name: Brooke Freitag
School: Osseo-Fairchild 
Year: Senior 

Basketball Honors: Four-year letterwinner for coach Hailey Zawacki and the Thunder... earned honorable mention all-Cloverbelt West as a sophomore... first team all-conference as a junior and third team all-Northwest by Leader Telegram... averaging 15.3 points per game for the Thunder, who are 15-4 overall and tied for first in the Cloverbelt-West with an 11-2 record... committed to play for coach Brad Fischer at UW-Oshkosh. 

Softball Honors: Three-time letterwinner entering her senior year for coach Alaina Madison and the Thunder... honorable mention all-conference as a freshman... second team all-conference as a sophomore... selected first team all-Cloverbelt West as junior and broke seven school records. 

Volleyball Honors: Named Cloverbelt-West honorable mention as a senior for coach Nicole Nelson and the Thunder. 

Favorite Sport (and why): "Basketball because it's an exciting game especially playing with your friends. I like the intensity of it and how you can control the game." 

Best Part of High School Sports (and why): "Best part of high school sports is all the different opportunities it provides you. It's fun yet competitive, requires time and effort to be good at what you do, it keeps you fit, it allows you to create friendships with teammates and competitors, and also to create memories that we can always look back at."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Play like it's your last." -Coach Hailey Zawacki.

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Most memorable moment is my junior year in softball when we beat Chippewa Falls McDonnell who at the time was undefeated."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The Opportunity to play competitively in multiple sport endeavors. It allows you to maintain a competitive edge all year round and continuously improve your skills as an all around athlete. Lastly, allows us to create multiple friendships with other players, which makes it even more enjoyable."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Time. To be a competitive athlete, it takes time and effort beyond what's provided by practices. Which, in turn makes it more difficult to maintain a desired GPA."

Favorite Opponent: "Chippewa Falls McDonnell, because they always a good  and competitive team to play against. The players always bring their A-game. I've always enjoyed competing against them because they make my team and I work for it."

Favorite Professional Team: Packers

Favorite Professional Athlete: Stephen Curry

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 3.889

Toughest Individual You've Competed Against (and why): "Jamie Reit, she's an unbelievable basketball player. She was the top player in conference and seemed to be unstoppable. My sophomore I had the challenge of guarding her."

Most Admired High School Teammate (and why): "Grace Eide because she always makes it fun and always gives a 100%."

College Plans: "Continuing my basketball career at UW-Oshkosh. Planning to study in Pre-med."

Activities Outside of Sports: "I love hanging with my friends, movies, and being on the lake."

I Find it Relaxing to: "I like to go running for a stress reliever and listening to music."

Favorite TV Show: Friends

Favorite Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy

Favorite Musical Artist: T-Pain

Favorite Subject: Science- Anatomy and Physiology 

Favorite Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings

Favorite Website: Pinterest

Other Family Members: "I have four brothers and zero sisters. Three of them are older and the other is my twin. My family is big in sports, three of the four were multi sport athletes.  One had played both baseball and football in college. My mom and dad were both all-state athletes in multiple sports in high school. Also, my dad had played professional baseball for the Montreal Expos. All of my family’s success in athletics, has really made me work hard to become a successful athlete today, mainly because I had always looked up to my older brothers and wanted to be just like them."

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