April 26th, 2019

20 Questions with Allie Gambrell

Samantha Stallings


20 Questions with Allie Gambrell
photo provided by Allie Gambrell

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: Allie Gambrell

Current School: Holy Cross High School

Current Sports Playing: Cross Country, Track, Manager for the Girls Basketball team

Grade school: Notre Dame Academy

High School GPA: 3.1

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Making it to the All A state meet for Cross Country my Junior Year

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? peanut butter crackers

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song?  Speechless by Dan and Shay

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Makayla Epps-  University of Kentucky former Basketball player- she showed great leadership on the team all four years and proved that when you speak up and voice your sayings you can become a better leader than anyone thought you could be.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? '' Hero's get remembered, but legends never die.'' - The Sandlot

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? God gave me a special gift and it’s me that needs to use it and show what I can do and prove to people who I am. I also pray with my team before every race.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby-doo

8. All-time favorite board game? Life

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone- Twitter

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Roosters

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Big brother

12. What is your greatest fear? drowning

13. What is your best quality/characteristic?  I try to be positive in every situation

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ice Cream

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 6:00 am- the time I can start my day and make it the best I can

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My real name is Alexandria so everyone calls me Allie. My family also calls me Allie B

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service?  Paws with Purpose and Franciscan Kitchen

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I've been told I have a natural talent with photography

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? Back, to see my grandpa before he passed away and get to talk to him and see who he was truly like.

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? Robin Williams- to ask him what it was like creating entertainment for people all around the world.


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