The Randolph College athletic department each week showcases a question and answer feature with our WildCat of the Week. The eighth student-athlete selected for the year is volleyball player Autumn Troxell.
Troxell helped the 'Cats to a 1-1 week, coming up with a big, come from behind win over ODAC rival Eastern Mennonite University. She recorded double-digit kills in both matches, which included a double-double of 12 kills and 15 digs. It was the 10th double-double of the season for Troxell.
You helped the team rebound in a big way to defeat EMU last week. How did that win help you and the rest of the team?
The win helped us prove that our record does not define us.
What have you gained from being a part of this program?
I have gained communication skills and leadership skills while being a part of this program.
What is your favorite thing about Randolph College?
My favorite thing about Randolph would have to be the people. I have built numerous relationships that will last a lifetime.
How has being a student-athlete affected you?
Being a student-athlete has had a postive impact on me. I've learned how to manage my time and work with a wide variety of individuals.
What are your goals following graduation and how has being a part of this team and institution helped you so far?
My goal is to one day become an accountant. Once I graduate I plan on going into the work force or continuing my education depending on the situation presented. This institution has helped me grow as a person. I ahve learned many things that I will be able to use as I grow older.