Senior Salute: Sara Cothran

Next athlete in our Senior Salute is from Oak Mountain High School.  Sara put her overall athleticism on display in her senior campaign by way of the Heptathlon!  Want to be featured in the Senior Salute, Click this HERE!

Interview with Sara Cothran of Oak Mountain High School

Q: What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

A:  Blueberry

Q: Where are you planning to attend college? Or do you have other post high school plans?

A: University of Alabama-Huntsville

Q: Do you plan to continue competing in track and field or cross country in college?

A: Yes

Q: What is your favorite event to compete in and why?

A:  Javelin because there's so much technique that goes into it and I love the satisfaction of everything coming together for a great throw.

Q: Do you have any pre-race/competition rituals or superstitions?

A:  Eating honey before I compete

Q: Which track or cross country meet was your favorite and why?

A:  The 2024 heptathlon because I checked off many of my goals and it was the perfect way to end my high school career.

Q: What is your favorite memory or highlight from your time on the track and field or cross country team?

A:  Winning state in the 4x800 indoor and placing 2nd in the heptathlon.

Q: Is there anyone you'd like to give a special shout-out to?

A:  Coach Crystal for always believing in me and my teammates and pushing us to accomplish our goals.

Q: What is one piece of advice you would like to leave for your teammates as you graduate?

A: Don't be too hard on yourself and trust the process.