January 11th, 2019

20 Questions with Lizzy Sweat

Samantha Stallings

Staff Writer


20 Questions with Lizzy Sweat
photo provided by Lizzy Sweat

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post 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 sstallings92@yahoo.com

 

Name: Lizzy Sweat

Current School: Assumption High School

Current Sports Playing: Swimming

Grade school: St. Margaret Mary

High School GPA: 3.9

College: Undecided; most likely the University of Cincinnati

 

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning 3rd in the Regional swim meet last year

 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? fruit and nuts

 

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “The Story” by Brandi Carlile

 

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I think that para-athletes such as Olympians Trischa Zorn and Michael Edgson are super inspirational because they overcome all physical barriers to achieve their dreams.

 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits,and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.” -Dead Poets Society

 

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Faith impacts every part of my life, but in sports especially because it gifts me the necessary inspiration to keep striving forward.

 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Hands down, Bugs Bunny

 

8. All-time favorite board game? Scrabble

 

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone; honestly, I couldn’t live without Waze

 

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Pat’s Steakhouse

 

11. What is your favorite reality TV show?  America’s Next Top Model

 

12. What is your greatest fear? Large bodies of water

 

13. What is your best quality/characteristic?  insatiable curiosity

 

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Mint chip ice cream

 

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 10 PM; it’s when I get to stop doing homework and pick up a good novel to read

 

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Swizzy; Assumption set all of my freshman year school passwords as “Swizzy” and it just stuck amongst my friends.

 

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Francis of Assisi elementary school

 

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m not a terrible singer

 

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? Backwards for sure because I love history, and there are so many historical moments I would love to witness in person.

 

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? John F. Kennedy: What is your secret for staying positive at times when humanity shows nothing but negativity?

 

 

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