The News’ Athletes of the Semester: Harriet Withers and KD Humphries

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Harriet Withers

Harriet Withers

1. What was your favorite moment of the season and why?

“It’s hard to single out just one favorite moment after we had such a successful and exciting season, but having the opportunity to play against Morehead State and SEMO in the semi-final and final on our home field in front of our fans was definitely a favorite moment and one we all will remember for a long time, I’m sure.”

Soccer

Position:

Forward

Height:

5 foot, 6 inches

Hometown:

Murwillumbah, Australia

High School: 

Mount St. Patrick 

College

2. What is the most important thing you’ve learned in your career here at Murray State?

Hard work, team work and most importantly to have fun. Our coaches have emphasized this from the beginning and I believe this is a large reason for our huge success and continuous improvement not only individually but as a team as well.

3. If you could give advice to a new athlete what would you say to them?

I would definitely let them know that they are about to have the time of their lives, but to be prepared for some tough and physical work.  

4. Fun Fact: Tell us something about yourself that most people wouldn’t know.

I am very superstitious when it comes to game day.

KD Humphries

KD Humphries

1. What was your favorite moment of the season and why?

“The OT win at Tennessee State. That’s my favorite moment of the season because we played a full, hard fought game on both sides of the ball and we never gave up.”

Football

Position:

Quarterback

Height:

6 foot, 3 inches

Hometown:

Montgomery, Alabama

High School: 

Jefferson Davis High School

2. What is the most important thing you’ve learned in your career here at Murray State?

“I’ve learned that teamwork and hard work go hand in hand. And just being around great people has made me a better student-athlete.”

3. If you could give advice to a new athlete what would you say to them?

“Understand that you are a student-athlete. You must stay focused in the classroom at all times if you want to help your team on game day.”

4. Fun Fact: Tell us something about yourself that most people wouldn’t know.

“I was very knowledgeable at an early age on athletes and sports in general, my mom used to jokingly tell people I could host a sports show around the age of eight.”