A weekly Q&A with Baylor's student-athletes
March 20, 2007
BEAR FACTS Archive
When did you start playing your sport?
I had my first race when I was five years old.
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
My best friend, David Dickens, he attends the University of Florida. He helped guide me through a lot of stuff.
What is the best part of being a college athlete?
Being able to compete against good competition and know that you've made it to the elite level.
Favorite sport other than your own?
What is your nickname on the team and why?
They call me Spoon Love, because my last name is Witherspoon and there is a show called Crank Yankers and there is a Spoon Love on there.
After meeting Coach Harbour, what was you first thought?
Dang, he's quiet
If you could play a different position, what would it be?
I'd rather be a 100 meter runner
Do you have a pre-race ritual, if so what is it?
What is the most unique item in your locker?
I don't use my locker.
Who are your favorite sports heroes?
Michael Johnson, Darold Williamson, and Jeremy Wariner
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
When I was six, I wet my pants at a track meet.
What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome?
Injuries, I was plagued with injuries.
What opposing schools do you most look forward to competing against?
University of Florida, because that is where I came from.
What is one thing Coach Harbour always tells you?
What is your favorite team road trip?
I like going to Arkansas.
Who is your biggest fan?
Why did you choose to attend Baylor?
It's a great university.
What's the most important thing you've learned as a Baylor athlete?
How to be a man off the track.
What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
I will miss joking around with my teammates.
Who is your all-time favorite Baylor athlete?
What is one thing you would change about Baylor?
As a role model to young athletes, what advice can you give?
Stay into your books, school is really important.
What are three words that describe you?
Funny, funny, and funny.
What song is stuck in your head right now?
John Mayer's "Your Body is a Wonderland"
Name one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you.
I'm a good chess player.
Name one thing you can't go a week without.
My cell phone.
What's your most valued possession?
What song is playing in your MP3 player right now?
John Mayer's "Your body is a Wonderland"
Best non-athletic talent?
When people don't treat others like they want to be treated.
Least favorite food?
Worst movie you've seen?
Best opposing Big 12 fans?
Movies or TV?
MTV or ESPN?
Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Daytime or Nighttime?
Penland or Memorial?
Cars or Trucks?
compiled by Megan Holt, Athletic Media Relations student assistant