February 5th, 2016

20 Questions with Brooke Blackwell

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Brooke Blackwell
Blackwell is a forward on Holy Cross and is their second leading scorer and top rebounder / 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: Brooke Blackwell

Age: 17

Current school: Holy Cross High School  

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Farnsley Middle School

GPA (optional): 3.8

Colleges considering or attending: Eastern Kentucky, Lindsey Wilson, IUS, Campbellsville University, St. Catharine

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? When I was recognized for getting the most rebounds two years in a row

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Until the end of time – Justin Timberlake

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Maya Moore, because she dominates the court and never gives up

5. What is your favorite movie quote? Hakuna Matata  

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? To believe in myself when I step on the court and know at the end that he has my back.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby doo

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy land

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? IPhone

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Olive Garden

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Voice.

12. What is your greatest fear? Flying in a plane.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Smile & dimples, & being goofy.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Papa John pizza.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Around 5 p.m. before games when I am in the locker room laughing with all my teammates.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Brookie pooh baby, because I was a chubby baby and I looked like Winnie the pooh.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Animal shelter, and nursing homes.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m good with babies.

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 backwards to spend one last day with my uncle before he passed away, and tell him how much I loved him.

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 pick my uncle Bob who is deceased if he is proud of me in what I have accomplished so far. 

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