August 3rd, 2018

20 Questions with Sophia Mankowski

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Sophia Mankowski
Sophia Mankowski / photo provided by the Mankowski family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Campbellsville-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: Sophia Mankowski

Age: 17

Current school: Sacred Heart

Current Sports playing: Soccer

Parish/grade school attended: St. Margaret Mary

Colleges considering or attending: Centre College, University of Kentucky, Miami (Ohio), Middle Tennessee State University, or Transylvania.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Getting moved up to varsity freshman and winning a state ring or scoring against Assumption in the Cleat Game my sophomore year.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Something light like a banana or almonds and my big meal would be a Big John from Jimmy John’s.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Anything by Beyonce.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I always looked up to Alex Morgan because her younger years of soccer were somewhat bumpy and she started playing soccer late in life which I relate to.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Life’s a climb but the view is great.” - Miley Cyrus in Hannah Montana Movie

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Faith strongly impacts my approach on soccer because knowing God always gives strength is the best motivation.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Rafiki from The Lion King

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, best app is Sprinkle of Jesus

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Verbena Café

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? One Tree Hill or The Fosters

12. What is your greatest fear? Big spiders

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My positivity.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Hot Cheetos.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Any hour during the evening because that’s usually time for relaxing.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Zosia, it’s my Polish name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? My favorite place to do service is at Jefferson Place Nursing Home.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Eating large amounts

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Backwards so I could relive all my favorite memories one more time.

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? Sophia Bush ,I’d ask how it’s possible to be so perfect.


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