Nicolet Bank Senior Spotlight: Anna Wendorf – Ashwaubenon softball, volleyball
By Murray Gleffe
Name: Anna Wendorf
Nicknames: Ann, Annie, Anner
High school: Ashwaubenon
Parents: Barb and Chris Wendorf
Sports: Softball, volleyball
Anna Wendorf is a senior at Ashwaubenon High School who recently completed the alternate fall volleyball season.
This spring, she’ll play softball and was a part of the 2019 team which finished 17-1 and won the Fox River Classic Conference championship.
What do you attribute the Jaguars’ softball success to?
“Our team is made up of hard-working and strong-willed people. We have lots of good leaders and a good work ethic. We know what we’re capable of and what our goals are. We have a role on the team, respect each other and get along well.”
Couch or reclining chair?
Who’s the toughest softball opponent you’ve faced?
“Slinger when we played them my sophomore year. They were ranked No. 2 in the state at the time, and we beat them. They were a tough team with a good pitcher, but we came ready to play.”
Which month do you like the best?
“July. I love summer and being in the warmth.”
Do you have a favorite picture?
“Someone took a picture during a volleyball game my sophomore year. We were playing for the conference championship against Manitowoc.”
What’s your favorite thing to do on vacation?
“Tanning if I’m in a warm place. I love going to new places, getting to see different cultures and trying new food.”
Coffee or smoothie for breakfast?
“I’m a coffee girl.”
What’s something about you most people don’t know?
“For the longest time, I wanted to learn how to play the guitar. My music career never worked out.”
Which do you dislike more: cutting the lawn or shoveling snow?
“Shoveling snow. It’s heavier, and it’s cold outside. At least when you’re cutting the lawn, it’s warm out.”
An ace or a diving dig in volleyball to save a point?
Potato chips or Doritos?
“Ranch Doritos are at the top of my list.”
What are your college aspirations?
“I’m currently choosing between the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and UW-La Crosse. I’m thinking about going into occupational therapy or becoming a social worker.”
What four words describe you?
“Kind, passionate, loving, energetic.”
Skiing or surfing?
“Surfing. It would be cool to surf one day – It looks freeing.”
How do you want to be remembered at Ashwaubenon?
“As someone who was kind and had the best interest in other people and herself. I also want to be known as someone who worked hard and was a team player.”
Biggest sports achievement?
“Winning two conference championships in one year and making all-conference in all three of the sports I played in high school.”
Fruits or vegetables?
“If I could, I’d eat fruit the rest of my life.”
What three cities would you like to explore?
“New York City, Paris and Rome.”
What’s the biggest frustration you carry?
“My confidence and belief in myself.”
Favorite college volleyball team?
“The Wisconsin Badgers. I see how hard they work and play together as a team.”
Netflix movie: “After”
Book: “Sad Perfect”
Editor’s note: To read last week’s Nicolet National Bank Senior Spotlight on Green Bay Southwest’s Alyssa Henrickson, CLICK HERE.