July 3rd, 2014

20 Questions with Willie Schurfranz

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Willie Schurfranz
Willie Schurfranz helped his brother Mike run DeSales offside trap / photo by Conor Revell

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.   

On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Willie Schurfranz

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Basketball and soccer

Colleges considering or attending: N/A

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Being a part of the No. 1 defense last season in soccer, we allowed fewer goals than any other team in the state.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A turkey sub from Subway.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Could it Be” – Trick Daddy.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Peyton Manning, even though I don't play football, I respect how smart he is. He may not be the most athletic, he can still pick apart defenses because he is just that much smarter. I’d like to have that degree of knowledge about the sports I play.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I am the one who knocks." – Breaking Bad

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It helps me realize that I have to play with sportsmanship and respect other players.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Johnny Bravo.

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? The Tea Cup.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Jersey Shore.

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

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Easy-going.  

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Donuts.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 3 a.m. because I’m usually asleep.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Willie, it’s short for William.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Wesley Manor Nursing Home.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can walk on my hands.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backwards, because I think it’d be cool to see prehistoric life.

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’d ask Jesus how to get to Heaven.

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