SCRUNNERS.com: What are your goals for the season?
Vass: My goals are to run under 16:30 at state. I also am achieving to attain all county, all-region, and all-state status.
SCRUNNERS.com: What are your plans for after you graduate?
Vass: I am going to college to study sports medicine (athletic training).
SCRUNNERS.com: What was your most memorable event in cross-county?
Vass: Placing 5th at state during my junior year.
SCRUNNERS.com: Who do you admire the most?
Vass: My parents.
SCRUNNERS.com: What was your training like this summer?
Vass: I started out doing around 50 miles, and then I got slack and slowly dwindled down. It did not go as I expected. Things are better now and I am taking one race at a time.
SCRUNNERS.com: What is your favorite workout?
Vass: My favorite workout for track is 12x400s and 4x1 mile repeats for cross-county.
SCRUNNERS.com: Where is your favorite place to run?
Vass: The mountains.
SCRUNNERS.com: What is your favorite meet?
Vass: Wendy's Invitational at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, N.C.
SCRUNNERS.com: What is one thing out of the ordinary that you would like to do?
Vass: Visit Kenya.