May 29th, 2015

20 Questions with Kelly Wheeler

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Kelly Wheeler
Wheeler is one of Assumption's top hitters / photo provided by the Wheeler family

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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Kelly Wheeler

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption High School

Current Sports playing: Softball

Parish/grade school attended: Spencer County middle school

High school GPA (optional): 3.5

Colleges considering or attending: Campbellsville University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Hitting my first and only homerun against Bullitt East my sophomore year

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Yeah! By Usher

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Lauren Chamberlain because she is humble when talking about her accomplishments, and is a great leader and role model for all athletes

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “I got 20 eyes-closed strikes outs, 5 broken windshields, and 6 dead birds! I'm freakin awesome!” – Clark Benchwarmers

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith is what keeps me going and keeps me humble and reminds me that God is always there.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Patrick from Spongebob.

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone, Instagram.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Canes.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Party Down South.

12. What is your greatest fear? Drowning.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Making people laugh.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Captain Crunch.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 2 p.m. because that is the best hour to lay out by the pool.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? I've always been called KellBell, I got gnomie from our assistant coach Shannon because I'm short like a garden gnome. And the team calls me Dad because I provide (food) for the family.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Cincinnati, I went there this year on a mission trip and it was so much fun meeting new people and putting a smile on their faces. 

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can make many animal noises and impressions of different people.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Travel forward because I want to see who I marry.

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?  Bryce Harper, will you marry me?

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