January 23rd, 2014

20 Questions with Tracey Lindsey

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Tracey Lindsey
Tracey Lindsey is Presentation's point guard / photo by Meghan Arrell


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: Tracey Lindsey

Age: 17

Current school: Presentation Academy

Parish/ grade school attended: Sacred Heart of Jesus (Indiana)

High School GPA: 3.8

Colleges Considering or attending: Indiana University, The Ohio State University

Bio: I am a junior at Presentation Academy. My parents are Kevin and Patty Lindsey and I have one sister, Shauna, who attends The Ohio State University. I started playing basketball in pre-school at the YMCA and I have ran track since elementary school.

Some of the organizations I am involved in include the National Honors Society, Vice President of the Science National Honors Society, and Student Council. I am also involved in Jack and Jill of America Inc. which is a children and family organization where I work with other teens doing community service and oratorical competitions.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest athletic moment was when my team won the Salt River Electric Girls Basketball Holiday Classic over Christmas break.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A Lunchable and an apple

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your “go to” song? Halo by Beyoncé

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Rajon Rondo because I like his style of play and his work ethic.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Five players on the floor functioning as one single unit: team, team, team, - no one more important than the other.” (Hoosiers)

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith allows me to keep a positive attitude and to be resilient.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Snoopy

8. All-time favorite board game? The Game of Life

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

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Joe Huber’s

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Voice

12. What is your greatest fear? My greatest fear is not living up to my expectations.

13. What is your best quality/ characteristic? My positive outlook and determination.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food?  Chocolate Extreme Blizzard.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Practice time because I get to be with the team and it is another opportunity to get better.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? “Mamma Trace,” I got this nickname from a teammate who said I always lookout for everyone.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Vincent de Paul Feeding Ministry

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can sing and act.

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 forward to see how we have progressed and what my life would be like. Doing this would allow me to travel back to the present afterwards and change anything that I saw in the future that I didn’t like.

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 would ask Nelson Mandela how he managed to not be bitter after 27 years in prison.


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