June 10th, 2016

20 Questions with Brayden Recktenwald

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Brayden Recktenwald
photo from the Recktenwald Family

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.

The Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic offers SPORTS INJURY URGENT CARE. Click for details: Urgent Care.

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: Brayden Recktenwald

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Baseball, Football

Parish/grade school attended: St. Bernard

Colleges considering or attending: Louisville, Kentucky, or WKU.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating PRP in the regional semifinals.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Flaming Hot Munchies.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? One and Only – Adele

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Teddy Bridgewater because of the way he leads his team and his involvement in the community. 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I don't scratch my head unless it itches and I don't dance unless I hear some music. I will not be intimidated. That's just the way it is." – Coach Herman Boone (Remember the Titans).

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I just thank God for the opportunity that I have to play the sports that I love. 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Peter Griffin

8. All-time favorite board game? Sorry

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone, Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? El Nopal

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? First 48

12. What is your greatest fear? Drowning

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

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Pop tarts           

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Bed time; because I get to go to sleep. 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Reckto, My coaches called me that. 

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I'm good at ping pong

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backward because I would like to see how my parents and grandparents lived when they were my age. 

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? Jesus, why did you die for us?

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