Female Athlete of the Issue: Angie Funes Solis


Awesta Mohammadi, Features Editor

Angie Funes Solis is a dedicated student and a new time athlete. She is one of the three female wrestlers in West High’s Wrestling team. Solis enjoys wrestling with friends and likes it when more girls participate in the sport.

Full name: Angie Funes Solis

Grade: 12

Birthday: October 16, 1999

Height: 5’3”

Hair color: Dark brown

Eye color: Dark brown

Favorite color: Blue

Sports played: Wrestling

Years played: First year

Team you play in: Girls Varsity

Plans after graduation: Work and go to community college and transfer to a four year college

Career goals: Gynecologist

Favorite thing about Wrestling: Learning the moves

Least favorite thing about Wrestling: Routine practice run known as “The Beast”

Most memorable moments: Wrestling with other female wrestlers at Tracy High

Who inspires you to wrestle: Ms. Wittkowske, eighth grade Algebra readiness teacher.

Favorite teacher and why: Ms. Wittkowske, “She gave nice advice and taught math really well.”

Advice to students: “Don’t worry about not having sleepless nights, keep going and in the end it will benefit you.”