February 19th, 2016

20 Questions with Dalton Dedas

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Dalton Dedas
Dalton Dedas is a catcher for one of the state's best pitching staff / photo by Jacob Hayslip

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: Dalton Nicholas Dedas

Age: 18

Current school: Saint Xavier High School

Current Sports playing: Baseball

Parish/grade school attended: Saint Margaret Mary

GPA (optional): 3.7

Colleges considering or attending: Committed at Lincoln Memorial University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Throwing the back pick to second base in the state championship game two years ago.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Advocare spark and half a turkey sandwich with no crust.

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

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Salvador Perez, catcher for the Kansas City Royals, because I watched him to teach myself how to catch freshman year.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? Clay Matthews in pitch perfect 2 " I'm sorry, man - I was just focused in on 42 G's at D and B's!"

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? No matter what happens on the field or off the field, win or lose, I know that God will never be ashamed of me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Popeye

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy land

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? iPhone

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Chili's

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Amazing Race 12. What is your greatest fear? Any kind of bird

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I'm a funny guy.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ben and Jerry’s Boom Chocolate cookie core

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? My favorite hour is 3 because that is when baseball starts.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Dedas. I got it when people stopped saying my first name and because it's neat to say.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Salvation Army.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can dance

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Would go back in time because I miss being a kid and not having stress.

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 Dexter Morgan in the TV show, Dexter, a question. It would be, Why leave Hannah and Harrison alone in Argentina? 

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