September 22nd, 2017

20 Questions with Conner George

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Conner George
Conner George is St. Xavier's soccer team leading scorer / photo by Conor Revell

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Sullivan “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Conner George

Age: 17

Current school: Saint Xavier High School         

Current Sports playing: Soccer

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Trinity Parish School

High school GPA: 4.55

Colleges considering or attending: Bowling Green State University, Dayton, Kentucky, Michigan State, and Ohio State.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest moment would be winning the state championship in 2012 with my club, Javanon.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? My ideal meal is a turkey sandwich and chips from Panera.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? My “go to” song would be “One Man Can Change the World” by Big Sean.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Richard Ballard because he shows that a Louisville native can make it to the pros.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “After all, tomorrow is another day.”Gone with the Wind

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I rely on my faith when facing difficult situations or injuries because God can get me through it.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Phineas from “Phineas and Ferb”

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone. My favorite app is Clash of Clans.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Porcini

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Survivor

12. What is your greatest fear? Baby spiders

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I am a great friend and supporter.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Chocolate Chip cookies.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Around 12 o'clock because I get to eat lunch.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My nickname is George because we have two Conners on my club team, so I just get called by my last name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? The Special Olympics.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? My mom says I’m a comedian.

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 to tell my grandmother I love her one more time and that I am playing for her.

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? Christian Pulisic (US National Team Member and player for Borussia Dortmund): What could you give, in terms of advice and motivation, that would help young players like me reach their goals?

 

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