Wrestling with Stereotypes

Julia Pensiero breaks female typecasts on the mat one opponent at a time
It was her first tournament; she was only a freshman. Heart pounding, stomach aching, she shook nervously as she stood on the wrestling mat across her first bigger and stronger opponent.

About Nellie Jaafar

Nellie Jaafar is a Senior at Ronald Reagan High School. This is her third year on The Recorder staff; she is the Sports Editor. She hopes to be a great writer on the staff. Her goal is to continue to make all a's and make her parents proud. Nellie has three younger sisters and a baby brother; she also is the biggest Spurs fan. She may be reached at nellie.jaafar@gmail.com

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