December 13th, 2012

"20 Questions" with Brock Kiesler

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


"20 Questions" with Brock Kiesler
Kiesler (in the white jersey) prepares to block out on a free throw/ file photo by Conor Revell

St. Xavier senior tackles the questions this week

 

Each week, LouisvilleCatholicSports.com will be getting to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 questions that will provide insight into the thoughts and personalities of the boys and girls who are doing great things on and off the local courts, fields, tracks, and courses. To see past editions of "20 Questions," please click here.

Name: Brock Kiesler

 

Age: 18

Current school: Saint Xavier High School

Current Sports playing: Varsity Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Family (New Albany, IN)

High school GPA: 3.9

Colleges considering or attending: Bellarmine University, University of Southern Indiana, Ohio Dominican Universtiy

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My first dunk in a St.X basketball game this year against Fairdale

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Nothing fancy, I like to eat a baloney sandwich with chips and a banana or a Jimmy Johns sub sandwich. 

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? That’s easy I would sing Call Me Maybe.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to my older brother, he played DIII college basketball and he always has great insight into the game, he is a good motivator, and always has helpful ways for me to improve my game.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “You’re my boy blue”- Will Farrell from Old School

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? For my approach to sports I pray. We always play on a school day so during school I will always pray for the team and in the locker room before the game we always pray as a team.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? My favorite cartoon character would have to be Jerry for Tom and Jerry.

8. All time favorite board game? I have to say checkers is my favorite.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app?- I have a Droid, and my favorite app is Hill Climber Racing

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Wagner’s on Third Street next to Churchill Downs

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? I like a lot but Gold Rush and Amish Mafia are just a couple

12. What is your greatest fear? Getting a career ending injury

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I am a hard worker and am always trying to improve myself in any way possible.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Any good home cooked meal made by grandma,

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 3:00pm because that is the time between the end of school and the beginning of basketball practice.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My family calls me Brick. I’m not sure how it got started but I know my older brother was the one who started it and it stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to do community service? Our whole team does Project Warm and I enjoy doing that service every year.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Grew up on a farm and can drive a tractor.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel backward and tell my parents to push me even more to be better at basketball.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask my grandpa if I was his favorite grandchild.

 

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