April 11th, 2013

20 Questions with Brandon Haag

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Brandon Haag
Brandon Haag makes a pitch against Male / file photo by Conor Revell

Each week, LouisvilleCatholicSports.com 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: Brandon Haag
  • Age: 17
  • Current school: DeSales High School
  • Current Sports playing: Baseball
  • Parish/grade school attended: St. Athanasius
  • High school GPA: 2.9
  • Colleges considering or attending: Undecided  

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? I was the winning pitcher in the 2009 CSAA City Championship game.  

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Peanut butter crackers.  

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “In Color” by Jamey Johnson.  

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Johnny Cueto, I like his approach and mindset when he is on the mound. 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “If you’re not first your last”- Talladega Nights.   

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I use my God given talents at all times; anything is possible with belief in God.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Donald Duck.   

8. All time favorite board game? Monopoly.  

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

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Bungalow Joes.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Swamp People.

12. What is your greatest fear? Losing my parents.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Good with kids.  

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Taco Bell.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 5:00 because that’s usually game time.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Geoffrey and I got it from my baseball team.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Athanasius church picnic.  

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Art.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backwards to see how life was when my parents were kids.  

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? My grandpa and I would ask him if I ever let him down.


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