September 4th, 2015

20 Questions with Blake Casper

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Blake Casper
Casper plays soccer for DeSales / photo provided by the Casper 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: Blake Casper

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Soccer

Parish/grade school attended: Notre Dame Academy  

High school GPA (optional): 3.78

Colleges considering or attending: University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? It’s a tie between winning the city championship for soccer in eighth grade and beating PRP last year in the Regional Semifinals.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Subway six inch chicken on wheat bread and apples is usually what I eat before games.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Riptide - Vance Joy.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Carles Puyol and Ronaldinho, they always played soccer the way it is supposed to be played with heart and respect, two qualities I try to express on the field.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “CORN DOGS Jackie! Corn dogs, for all these people!” – Semi Pro

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith is very important when I am playing. We always pray before games and I pray individually that God may grant me strength and protect me while playing.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Peter Griffin

8. All-time favorite board game? Scrabble

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone, Spotify and Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Bonnie and Clyde’s Pizza

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Survivor

12. What is your greatest fear? Losing one of my brothers

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My internal optimism / positive attitude

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Pepperoni Pizza

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? It would probably be 6 p.m. because that’s about when we start practice.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Balakay, from the Key and Peele sketch show.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? DeSales, I love helping out at my school anyway I can.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can cook fairly well.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backwards, I would like to relive some of my favorite memories.

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? Lionel Messi, what his favorite thing about soccer is?

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