Local College Athlete Q&As: May 21, 2020
During this time of uncertainty, one thing I am certain about is that we have a terrific group of college athletes from this area.
Over the next few weeks, I’m going to spotlight as many of them as I can through online Q&A’s. Any college athlete who graduated from a high school in Brunswick, New Hanover or Pender counties that is interested in participating should email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today’s participants are: Wilmington Christian Academy graduate Conley Burk and Hoggard graduate Chris Toudle
Just completed sophomore year at Bob Jones
Wilmington Christian Academy Class of 2018
What sport do you play? Soccer
What is your major? Kinesiology
What is your favorite food? Shrimp Scampi
What is your favorite movie? Remember the Titans
What is your favorite TV show? Blue Bloods
Who are your favorite teams (college or professional)? Duke basketball
What is your favorite memory from your high school or college career? Winning states back-to-back in high school and a couple great road trips in college getting to spend time with my teammates.
What app on your phone do you use the most? Instagram
On a scale of 1-10, how good of a singer are you? 9
How are you passing the time during this time of social distancing? Working odd jobs for my family and people I know and training for the upcoming season.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Paris to see the Eiffel Tower
What is your favorite Disney movie? Ratatouille
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Live every second of your life like the person you respect most is watching you.
Just completed freshman year at N.C. State
Hoggard Class of 2019
What sport do you play? Football
What is your major? Communications
What is your favorite food? Pizza
What is your favorite restaurant? K38
What is your favorite movie? The Revenant
What is your favorite TV show? Stranger Things
Who are your favorite teams (college or professional)? N.C. State, New England Patriots and Miami Heat
Who is your favorite athlete? LeBron James
What is your favorite memory from your high school or college career? Beating New Hanover my junior year and having fireworks go off when we scored a touchdown.
What app on your phone do you use the most? Twitter
What is your favorite milkshake flavor from Cook Out? Chocolate Oreo
On a scale of 1-10, how good of a singer are you? 10
If you could have dinner with any 3 people (dead or alive), who would they be? LeBron James, J. Cole and Julio Jones
How are you passing the time during this time of social distancing? I’m doing schoolwork, working out, hanging out with friends and family.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Definitely to Greece
If you could only listen to one song the rest of your life, what would it be? Crooked Smile by J. Cole
Which local restaurant has the best burgers? Poe’s Tavern
What is your favorite Disney movie? The Incredibles
What is a skill you are bad at that you wish you could master? Juggling. I really want to get better at that.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Eagles don’t fly with pigeons. – Coach Thunder, head strength and conditioning coach