October 28th, 2016

20 Questions with Isabel Salameh

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Isabel Salameh
Salameh is a senior on Mercy's volleyball team / file photo by Samantha Stallings

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: Isabel Salameh

Age: 17

Current school: Mercy

Current Sports playing: Volleyball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Martha

GPA: 4.0

Colleges considering or attending: Bellarmine

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning state and national championship in 2014.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? The Climb – Miley Cyrus.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Meredith Jewell because I loved the constant dedication and passion she had.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it. – Rapunzel

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It helps me be focused and helps me appreciate what I have.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Olaf.

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone, Hay Day.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Soupy’s.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Dance Moms.

12. What is your greatest fear? Drowning.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m usually pretty calm and don’t take things too seriously.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Buffalo chicken dip.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 12 p.m. because I get to eat.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Izzie, my parents called that so other people started too.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Presbyterian Homes of Louisville.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can play the piano.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backwards so I can see what life was like before I was born.

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 Zac Efron to go to prom with me.

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic & Sports Rehab Center Contact Information

Main Office: (502) 897-1794

Satellite Office (New Albany): (812) 920-0408

Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

Website: louortho.com 


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