May 12th, 2017

20 Questions with Mike Blair

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Mike Blair
photo by Chad Waggoner (Trinity athletic photos)

 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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Michael Blair

Age: 18 (Senior)

Current school: Trinity High School

Current Sports playing: Baseball and golf.

Parish/grade school attended: St. Margaret Mary

High school GPA: 3.3

Colleges considering or attending: Transylvania

What is your proudest athletic moment? Making the golf starting five my senior year and then placing third in state for the best finish in over a decade for Trinity Golf.

What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Peanut butter crackers

If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band  

Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? N/A.

What is your favorite movie quote? Jackie Moon saying “In the anals of history people are going to be talking about three things: the discovery of fire, invention of the submarine, and the Flint, Michigan Mega Bowl.”

How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I go into every game knowing win or lose God has a plan for me.

What is your favorite cartoon character? SpongeBob SquarePants

All time favorite board game? Chess

Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Daily Bracket.

What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Del Frisco’s

What is your favorite reality TV show? Survivor

What is your greatest fear? Not being remembered

What is your best quality/characteristic? Friendly

Favorite junk/comfort food? Goldfish

What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Whenever I am competing, golf or baseball. I just love to be competitive and go out and show people what I can do.

What is your nickname and how did you get it? Big Mike, I have had it since grade school.

Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Margaret Mary grade school with young kids because I love to help kids learn.

What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am a force as a goalie in soccer

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 the first day of freshman year and redo my four years as a Trinity student because I had such a good time at Trinity.

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 God what I need to do to be successful in life. 

 

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