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Student-Athlete of the Week - Colby Wherry


Feb. 3, 2010

Name: Colby Wherry

Sport: Softball

Post-college ambition: Be on TV

Person with greatest influence in athletic career: Family

Biggest thrill in sports: Clutch situations and coming through

Athlete you most admire: Lance Armstrong

What impresses you most about your coach(es): P - Understanding, B - Enthusiastic

What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: Reconstructive knee surgery

Hobbies and outside interests: Wakeboarding

Pre-competition superstition: Hair

Favorite movie(s): Little Rascals, Finding Nemo

Favorite TV show(s): Animal Planet

Favorite musical group/artist: Boys Like Girls

Favorite foods: Chips & Salsa

Favorite class: Sign Language

Favorite book: Coraline

Favorite funny movie quote: "Hey look, my mom's here!" "Whoopi!" - Little Rascals

Favorite professional team: Tennessee Titans

Favorite sports writer or announcer: Carolyn Peck

A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: Pop all my joints out of socket

Person you'd most like to meet: Ellen Degeneres

Words that describes you best are: Sarcastic, reals

Best advice you've gotten about sports: "You can't go back so make it count."

What people should know about you but probably don't: I'm greek and live on a farm

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Ellen Degeneres, Rosa Parks, Rosie the Riviter

Why you chose U of L: Cause it felt right...players, coaches, facilities

Best part of being an athlete: The family of a team

The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: When the boys didn't want me to switch to softball

If you won the lottery, you would use the money for/to: My family

The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: Saw a station wagon drag the field



What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Prague, Czech Republic

What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Autumn

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