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Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Scorpions junior goalkeeper Anya Kulinchenco-Braun.


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Anya Kulinchenco-Braun
Junior Goalkeeper

Where are you from?
I’m originally from Anchorage, Alaska.

When did you move here?
Right before freshman year.

What sports do you play?
This year soccer, my freshman year, I was in cheerleading, and I did sports in Alaska but I didn’t continue any of them.

Do you have a favorite?
Definitely soccer.

What’s your favorite part about playing soccer?
Just the practices and getting to be out on the field and exercising.

What’s your favorite food?

Do you have a favorite athlete or sports team?
FCC Frankfurt, it’s the Frankfurt girls soccer team.

Favorite movie or television show?
I do not, there are too many to name.

Dream place to live?
Probably back in Anchorage.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Describe your coach in one word.

Describe yourself in one word.

What makes a good teammate?
Someone who supports you.

What are the benefits of playing high school sports?
They work on team building and just life skills; you need to work together and if you work together then you’re going to get somewhere.

What are your future goals?
I plan to go into a science field of some sort and I really want work on helping the environment and the state of condition it’s currently in.