June 2nd, 2017

20 Questions with Brent Schiess

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Brent Schiess
Schiess is a first baseman for DeSales / photo by Mark Sims

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: Brent Schiess

Age: 18

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Baseball and football.

Parish/grade school attended: St. Bernard

High school GPA:  3.8

Colleges considering or attending: Eastern Kentucky University 

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning back to back to back district championships in baseball and back to back state championships in football 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Nature Valley oats and honey granola bar.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song?  Crushin' it by Brad Paisley 

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Johnny Bench because he played for the love of the game not for the fame.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? You're killing me smalls! - Sandlot

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith shows me that I can trust in my coaches that they will put us in the best situation to win.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Buzz Lightyear 

8. All-time favorite board game? Disney Scene it.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Gypsys Bar and Grill

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Designated Survivor 

12. What is your greatest fear? Heights 

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Always being a friend. 

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Popcorn

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 11:00 p.m. because I am usually asleep by then. 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Cheese because it sounds like my last name and no one could pronounce Schiess.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I love to cook.

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 go forward because I would want to see how successful I am in the future.

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 my grandpa that passed away 11 years ago, if he was proud of the man I am becoming. I would ask this because he was one of my biggest role models as I was growing up.


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