December 24th, 2014

20 Questions with Chase Shellman

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Chase Shellman
Chase Shellman is a forward for the DeSales basketball team / file photo by Christine Jacobs

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.

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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

Name: Chase Shellman

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St.Nicholas Academy

High school GPA: 3.70

Colleges considering or attending: Wheeling Jesuit, Thomas More, Springhill, Erskin, Lincoln Memorial, Anderson.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? First dunk ever.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Subway or Zaxbys.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Stay with me - Sam Smith.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Kobe Bryant because he is always working on his game and bettering himself and his team.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." - Coach Carter

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? God has blessed me with everything I have so I pray before games giving thanks that I am able to play.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? SpongeBob

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Buffalo Wild Wings.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Cops.

12. What is your greatest fear? Tornado’s.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Hardworking.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Goldfish.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 7:30 p.m. because that's usually when our games start.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? C-Shell, because it's a playoff of my name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Volunteering at DeSales’ basketball camp or at the local YMCA.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m a good corn hole player.

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 go back to freshman year because these 4 years at DeSales have gone by so fast and I know I will miss it once I graduate.

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 God where my height came from.

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