October 10th, 2014

20 Questions with Matt Liston

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Matt Liston
Matt Liston will golf in the state tournament with St. X this weekend / photo provided by the Liston family

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com

Name: Matt Liston

Age: 16

Current school: Saint Xavier High School

Current Sports playing: Golf

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Trinity

High school: 3.76

Colleges considering or attending: UConn, Boston College, Michigan State, Furman, Emory.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning my first tournament when I was 10 years old.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Buffalo Wild Wings the night before.

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

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Justin Thomas, he’s a local boy who is showing that anyone can do anything with hard work

5. What is your favorite movie quote? The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything but they make the most of everything.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I think Jesus and my grandfather have their eye on me every time I play.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? SpongeBob.

8. All-time favorite board game? Chutes and ladders.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Impellizzeris.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Castle.

12. What is your greatest fear? Being buried alive.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Honesty.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Double stuffed Oreos.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 2 a.m. because I'm probably sleeping.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Butter – Mike Thomas calls me this because I'm always "on a roll."

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

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m a good basketball player.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Forward. I would like to see where I'd be in 20 years.

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 Tiger Woods how he became so good under pressure.

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