Player Profile: Julia Bouma


Zoe Lipke, Sports Reporter

Name: Julia Bouma

Grade: 11

Sport: Varsity Volleyball

When and why did you start playing volleyball?

“I have been playing volleyball since third grade, and I originally started playing because of my sister, and she was playing it.”

What is your favorite part about volleyball?

“My favorite part about volleyball is playing in all of the games, and how competitive all of the competition is.”

What is your favorite part about your team?

“The best thing about my team is that we are all very competitive, so when it comes time for our games everyone leaves everything they have on the court, and never gives up.”

What is your favorite quote and why? 

“It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it.” This is my favorite quote because it relates to all of life, not just volleyball. Nothing in life is easy, but in the end, it will all pay off, and you will look back on things and be glad you went through it.”

Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

“My biggest inspiration is my sister. As I have grown up I have seen her go through the good and the bad in life, and she still went down a great path, and I strive to follow her.”