June 8th, 2018

20 Questions with Evan Burnett

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Evan Burnett
Evan Burnett / photo by Conor Revell

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Cammpbellsville 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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Evan Burnett

Age: 18

Current school: Saint Xavier

Current Sports playing: Baseball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Aloysius

High school GPA: 3.4

Colleges considering or attending: Transylvania

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Starting a combined no hitter my junior year of high school.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Sour gummy worm.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Chicken Fried by Zac Brown Band.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Clayton Keyshaw, because of how hard he works and the dedication he puts into pitching.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Pain in heels, chicks dig scars, glory last forever.” Shine Falco

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith allows me to play the game with no fear because I know someone is always watching over me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Patrick Star

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Jucy’s.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Property Brothers.

12. What is your greatest fear? Letting my team down.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m always smiling.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Cheese quesadilla.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Morning because of how calm the day is

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Burn, that’s just what people started calling me

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Dare to care.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can do a handstand.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backward to watch sandy Koufax pitch.

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? Jackie Robinson to ask him how he stayed so mentally strong.

 

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