April 8th, 2016

20 Questions with Riley Wilbur

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Riley Wilbur
Riley Wilbur plays baseball for Trinity / photo by Conor Revell

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: Riley Willbur

Age: 17

Current school: Trinity High School

Current Sports playing: Baseball

Parish/grade school attended: Barrett Middle School

High school GPA (optional): 3.3

Colleges considering or attending: University of Cincinnati  

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating St. X my junior year.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Party In The USA by Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus).  

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Marcus Stroman, the pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays because of how hard he plays. He shows true passion for the game and always plays as hard as he can.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “All the Gods, All the Heavens, All the Hells are within us.” – 13 Hours

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith allows me to play the game with great sportsmanship and always show my opponents respect.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Batman

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? Streak for Cash

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Buffalo Wild Wings

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Ink Master

12. What is your greatest fear? Not being good enough for my family.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I always give my best all the time.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Salt and Vinegar Chips

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Night time because I can just relax and be by myself.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? I got the nickname Pudge because of my dog named Pudge who is short and chubby like I am so everyone started calling me Pudge.  

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? My favorite community service is helping coach young baseball players. I love teaching them all I have learned from the great coaches I have played for.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? My hidden talent is that I am very good at math.

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 backward and completely change how I play baseball. I was a catcher my whole life and I would go back in time and change my position to outfield.

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 Ben Metzinger and ask him if he cheats when he plays video games.

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