January 19th, 2018

20 Questions with Matthew Ruckriegel

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Matthew Ruckriegel
Matthew Ruckriegel plays basketball for DeSales / photo by Conor Revell

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: Matthew Ruckriegel

Age: 16

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Agnes

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Going 14-4 freshman year in basketball.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Water and a granola bar.

3. What are you thankful for? My parents.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Damian Lillard. Came out of high school with only a few small school D-1 offers and is a NBA all-star today

5. What is your favorite movie quote? N/A

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? N/A

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? N/A

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Wicks

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? I don’t watch reality TV.  

12. What is your greatest fear? Dying

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Funny

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Trollis

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? N/A

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Ruck, grade school, easier to say than my last name.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? N/A

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backward, childhood was fun.

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? N/A


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