March 10th, 2017

20 Questions with Matt Higgins

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Matt Higgins
Matt Higgins is a Bellarmine signee / photo provided by the Higgins family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Sullivan “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Matt Higgins

Age: 17

Current school: Trinity

Current Sports playing: Baseball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Edward

GPA: 3.3

Colleges considering or attending: Bellarmine University signee

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating St. X 10-0 and winning athlete of the week after that game.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Combos and Gatorade

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Hotline Bling by Drake

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Bryce Harper because he comes out each game with a chip on his shoulder and gets after it.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Can't change the world unless we change ourselves.” – Notorious

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith impacts my ability to be the best teammate possible. It's important to use the morals I am thought for life in baseball win or lose.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob Squarepants

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? BBQ Cowboy

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Impractical Jokers

12. What is your greatest fear? Drowning

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Humble and hardworking

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Big Mac

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 7:00 p.m. because that's usually dinner time and I love to eat.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? N/A.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Vincent de Paul

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can clap extremely fast.

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 relive some of the amazing times that I've experienced.

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 Michael Jordan how he dealt with being cut his sophomore year of high-school to becoming the greatest basketball player of all time.


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