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Student-Athlete of the Week - Kathleen O'Connell

Kathleen O'Connell was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week

Kathleen O'Connell was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week

March 20, 2012

Post-collegiate Ambition: Become a psychologist for children dealing with nutrition issues

Person with Greatest Influence on Athletic Career: Ben Carter

Biggest Thrill in Sports: During a race, looking at your competition and knowing you are inching away

Athlete You Most Admire: Tori Murden McClure

What Impresses You Most About Your Coach: She has such determination to make the program the best it can be

What Has Been Your Biggest Obstacle to Overcome: Gaining confidence in myself

Hobbies and Outside Interests: Sleeping, cleaning, and cooking

Competition Superstitions: Watch the "inches video" and wear the same headband

Favorite Professional Team: Portland Trail Blazers

Favorite Movie: Pursuit of Happyness

Favorite TV Show: New Girl

Favorite Food: String cheese

Favorite Musician: Adele

Favorite Book: Eat, Pray, Love

Favorite Professor: Dr. Paul Salmon - Psychology

Favorite Class: PSYC 450 - Exercise Psychology

"Stupid Human Trick" I Can Do: Whistle through my tongue

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: My dad's father

Best Advice I Have Gotten in Sports: It is going to hurt no matter what

Words That Best Describes Me: Authentic, active, and trustworthy

What People Should Know About Me but Probably Don't: I hate germs

If They Made a Movie of Your Life, Who Would Star in it and What Would It Be Called: I promise, nobody would watch my life movie

If You Could Have Dinner With Three People, Who Would It Be? Only two, my deceased grandfather and Ellen DeGeneres

Why I Chose UofL: UofL provides such great opportunities

Best Part of Being a Student-Athlete: Priority registration!

If I Won the Lottery, I Would Use the Money For: Donate, shop, and save for my future children's education

Moment You Realized You Were Really Good at Your Sport: When I was told I had the potential to race in the Varsity 8

Strangest Thing That Ever Happened to Me While Competing: I ripped my spandex on the dock

What Is Your Favorite Place You Have Ever Visited: Hawaii



Favorite Season: Summer
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