May 4th, 2018

20 Questions with Maggie Metzger

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Maggie Metzger
Maggie Metzger / photo by Greg Metzger

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Campbellsville University-Louisville “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: Maggie Metzger

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption

Current Sports playing: Basketball and softball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Agnes

High school GPA: 4.0

Colleges considering or attending: Miami University, University of Kentucky, Auburn University, Bellarmine University and University of Illinois.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest athletic moment is winning a softball world-series 3-years in a row, two with River City Outlaws and then with Louisville Cyclones. 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Carrots

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? My favorite college athlete is my brother, Ben Metzger. He currently runs cross-country and track at Miami University in Ohio. He didn’t start running until his junior year at St. Xavier, ended up First Team All-State and has been very successful in college. I’m proud of how hard he’s worked to get to where he is.   

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “South America, it’s like America, but south.” Ellie (Up)

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith impacts my approach to sports because I know God has a plan for me and is leading me to where I need to be in the future.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? SpongeBob

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy Land

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone and Instagram

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Highland Morning

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Keeping Up with the Kardashians

12. What is your greatest fear? Clowns

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Positive

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Chips with Guacamole

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? My favorite hour of the day is

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My nicknames are Mags or Marge. My friends have called me Mags since I was younger, and my team calls me Marge.

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can solve a rubics cube.

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 because I would like to see ancient Greece or Rome.

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 what heaven is like.


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