December 26th, 2013

20 Questions with Malerie Martin

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Malerie Martin
Malerie Martin is Mercy's leading scorer / file photo

Each week, the Louisville Catholic Sports Network 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.

Name: Malerie Martin.

Age: 16.

Current school: Mercy.

Current Sports playing: Basketball.

Parish/grade school attended: Highland Middle School.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning regionals against Butler last year to go to State.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Banana and peanut butter.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your go-to song? "Born to be Somebody" - Justin Bieber.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Coach Pat.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I'll make it!" From the movie "Hoosiers".

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Before coming to Mercy, I have never had religion classes or much faith in my life, but one thing I have learned is to be there for people when they are in need. When people are having a tough time, I like to be to be there to pick them up. 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Peter Pan.

8. All-time favorite board game? Scrabble.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Instagram

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? N/A.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? "The Voice".

12. What is your greatest fear? Not being successful.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I am wise and aware.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Oreos.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. I'm awake, energized and usually in a great mood. It’s usually when my brain works the best.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Mal Pal, my teammates gave me this name; we were trying to find rhyming nicknames for each other.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Soup Kitchen.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I write poetry and journal. 

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? If I could travel in time, I would go to the future and see what my future is like after college.

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? N/A.

 

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