January 8th, 2016

20 Questions with Nick Hickey

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Conor Revell

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20 Questions with Nick Hickey
Nick Hickey is one of Holy Cross' leading scorers / 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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Nick Hickey

Age: 17

Current school: Holy Cross High School

Current Sports playing: Basketball and soccer.

Parish/grade school attended: Notre Dame Academy

High school GPA (optional): 3.9

Colleges considering or attending: Indiana University Southeast

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest moment is winning District in soccer my senior year.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? My ideal snack before a game is Skittles.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? My “go to” song for American Idol would have to be “This” by Darius Rucker.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Russell Wilson because of his character off the field and his passion on the field.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “So you’re telling me there’s a chance!” –Lloyd from Dumb and Dumber

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I realize that God has given me each opportunity presented to me. I take on each opportunity knowing it is a gift from God.  

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? My favorite cartoon character is SpongeBob.

8. All-time favorite board game? My favorite board game is checkers.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? I have a iPhone, and my favorite app is Spotify.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? My favorite local restaurant is Olive Garden.  

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? My favorite reality TV show is Duck Dynasty.   

12. What is your greatest fear? My greatest fear is for my brakes to quit working while I am driving.  

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I think my best quality is being laid-back.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? My favorite junk food is ice cream.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? My favorite hour of the day is 5 p.m. because that is usually when I have time to relax.  

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My nickname is Steve because the football team in grade school had nicknames and my friends constantly called me it. It eventually caught on.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? My favorite place to provide community service is the Harbor House of Louisville.  

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am decent at tennis.  

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 and see how I turn out in 20 years.

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 Peyton Manning how it feels to be one of the best at what he does.  

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