Athletics have always been at the forefront for Aidsen Williamson.
The senior volleyball player has helped lead the No. 11 Mustang Broncos to a 17-6 record so far this season, including a recent tournament championship run at the Stillwater Invitational in which she was named to the All-Tournament team.
Williamson’s family is full of athletes, including older brother Trajan, and her parents. She loves being a Mustang Bronco and a senior in the class of 2024.
But what is her favorite breakfast cereal you wonder? Who is her biggest inspiration and favorite athlete? Check out the answers to those questions and more below!
Q: What is your favorite hobby outside of volleyball?
I love to go watch our football team play. My brother, Trajan Williamson, and my boyfriend, Walker Upton, both play so I get to watch them both.
Q: What is your favorite moment playing volleyball?
The feeling you get right before you play. It gets me ready to go out there and win.
Q: What is the best aspect about being a Mustang volleyball player?
The best part of playing at Mustang is the coaching staff. The coaches are always there for us no matter what and they push us to be our best every day.
Q: Who is your favorite athlete or biggest sports hero?
I don’t really know to be honest. I would probably have to say my brother. My brother is always ready to play. He wants to be there all the time and it doesn’t matter how many times he gets tackled he always gets back up and is ready for the next play. He is one tough dude and he holds himself to a high standard.
Q: What is your favorite sports team?
OU or OSU.
Q: Who is your biggest inspiration?
My parents are my biggest inspiration. They are always pushing me to be my best and they have always been there ever since I started playing volleyball.
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Florida Georgia Line.
Q: What are your plans after high school? College? If so, what are you wanting to study?
I will either go out to vocational-technical school and do welding or construction or I will try my best to go to OSU and study business.
Adisen Williamson (Sr.) serves a ball during a match against Piedmont earlier this season at home. Williamson helped lead the Broncos to a championship run at the Stillwater Invitational last weekend. (Photo by Ron Lane / Lane Images)
Q: What is a career path you have in mind after high school and sports?
I want to build and flip houses. I want to be in charge of it, but I also want to be able to show people how to do it.
Q: Do you have any siblings? Do they play sports?
I have one brother – Trajan Williamson. He is 16 years-old and plays football for MHS. He is the quarterback.
Q: What sports did you grow up playing?
Volleyball and basketball. Sometimes football in the backyard, too.
Q: Did your parents or grandparents play sports in high school or college? If so, what sport and where did they play? What years?
My dad played football, baseball, and basketball in high school and then in college he played football and baseball. My mom played softball and basketball in high school and in college she played basketball.
Q: Are you originally from Oklahoma? Have you lived or grown up in Mustang your entire life?
Yes I am from Oklahoma. I was born in McAlester and grew up in Keota and Hartshorne. Eventually I moved to Oklahoma City where I still live.
Q: Do you play any other sports for MHS?
I played basketball for five years. This is my first year not playing, so I decided to focus on volleyball.
Q: Where is a place you have always wanted to visit?
Paris. I want to walk down the streets at night and see all the lights and the Eiffel Tower.
Q: What are some of the best aspects of playing for coach Blake Newman and the Mustang coaching staff?
They care about every player and they push us to be our best.
Q: What are some of the best aspects of playing with this group of seniors? What is your favorite memory playing with them?
It’s amazing playing with these girls. Everyone gets along so well and I’ve played with some of them since middle school. It’s amazing to see the young ladies we have become and how far we have come.