Athlete of the Week

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

Dan Harkin

Varsity Cross Country, Track, Tennis

Photo by Makenna Wollenberg
Sophomore Daniel Harkin runs around the track during an event.



  • Harkin has been playing tennis for 12 years and has been running since about age seven.
  • In 2018, Harkin received seventh in the 1600 meter and fourth in the 3200 meter in state track, second in state cross country and fourth in state tennis.



How would you describe your cross country season, track season and tennis season this school year?

“So far so good. Just got to finish my season well.”


What are you most looking forward to for state track?

“I am looking forward to running fast times and beating everybody.”


What are you most looking forward to for state tennis?

“Playing out my last two matches of the season.”


Do you have any goals for next year in athletics?

“No, that’s too far away. Just got to live in the moment.”


Are you planning on becoming a professional athlete?

“I hope so. I still have a lot of work to do to get there, however.”