A weekly Q&A with Baylor's student-athletes
Nov. 17, 2005
BEAR FACTS Archive
When did you start playing your sport?
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
My coach in high school was really helpful. He didn't just help with the training, but we got to be really good friends, and he helped with the mental aspect.
What is the best part of being a college athlete?
I like being able to compete with the best of the best
If you weren't playing the sport you are now, which sport would you want to play?
After meeting coach Harbour, what was you first thought?
He was somebody that knew what he was doing and had a passion for it
Who are your favorite sports heroes?
What athlete did you imitate when you were a kid?
Where is your favorite place to go after a game/event?
Texas Roadhouse and eat a big steak
What is the highlight of your sports career?
Competing with a team that can come together and work towards a goal
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
I tried to beat another guy and I leaned too hard and I laid flat out on the track face first
What opposing school do you most look forward to competing against?
Texas and Kansas State
Why did you choose to attend Baylor?
I came to the Baylor cross country camp when I was a junior in high school, and I got the know the coach and a few of the runners off the team and they all seemed like good Christian guys. Then I came on my visit and hung out with the team and everybody was real close and everyone seemed to get along real well. And the training was intense and I thought I could get better.
What has been your favorite class at Baylor?
Dr. Chonko's business class.
What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
The friendship aspect on the team, just being so close because you go through so much pain with them
Who is your all-time favorite Baylor athlete?
What CD is in your player right now?
Hank Williams Jr.
What is the last movie you watched?
What is one thing you must pack when traveling?
As a role model to young athletes, what advice can you give?
Set goals and do everything you can do to achieve them
What is your favorite fast food?
What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome?
Name one thing you can't go a week without.
What is your dream job?
To get paid one million dollars to coach
What's your most valued possession?
What do you consider the all-time greatest moment in sports?
The breaking of the 4 minute mile
Movies or TV?
MTV or ESPN?
Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Burger or Pizza?
Penland or Memorial?
Sandals or Shoes?
Cars or Trucks?
compiled by Clay Pickering, Athletic Media Relations student assistant