Salute To Seniors: Nia Flagg - Gainesville High School

Nia Flagg was one of the most successful sprinters in North Florida the past four years. Flagg, made the finals of the 3A state championship since her sophomore season and finished 4th in 2016. The FSU signee owns a personal best time of 11.60 in the 100m dash and 24.85 in the 200. We caught up with her to talk about her high school career and much more in this Salute to Seniors moment. (Photo by Tyler Copeland) What was your most memorable race/moment?

NF: Getting second in the 4x100 at state my junior year.

FLR: Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?

NF: TeTe Terry (Twanisha Terry) of Miami Northwestern and Alfreda Steele of Pasco were some of my biggest competitors.

FLR: What was your greatest accomplishment?

NF: Running an 11.60 my sophomore year.

FLR: If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?

NF: I wouldn't change anything.

FLR: What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?

NF: Having an injury my junior and senior year.

FLR: What will you miss the most?

NF: Everything.

FLR: What advice you would give to younger athletes?

NF: Work hard and never give up. Your time is coming.

FLR: What influence has your coach had with respect to your performance and overall life goals?

NF: He's had a lot of influence on me he's pushed me to be the best.

FLR: What are your college plans?

NF: To become a better athlete at Florida State and graduate.

FLR: Who would you like to say thank you to?

NF: I would like to say thank you to my mom and dad, Coach Mcnealy, and Coach Gary.

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