May 13th, 2016

20 Questions with Peyton Byrne

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Peyton Byrne
Byrne is a setter for St. X / photo by Conor Revell

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

Name: Peyton Byrne

Age: 18

Current school: St. Xavier High School

Current sports playing: Volleyball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Agnes

GPA: 3.9 unweighted

College attending: Xavier University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Sweeping Trinity in the 2015 state championship. This was sweet revenge from losing to them earlier in the season.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Sweet and Salty Nature Valley granola bars.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Definitely "Rock Your Body" by Justin Timberlake.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Kobe Bryant-every game he will give everything he has for his team.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Sell me this pen"- The Wolf of Wall Street.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I try to use the core Xaverian values taught to me at St. X in order to be the best leader and teammate possible.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Sponge-Bob

8. All-time favorite board game? Loaded Questions

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Jack Fry's

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Shark Tank

12. What is your greatest fear? The regret of not giving my best effort.

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

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Hostess Mini Chocolate Donuts.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 4 p.m. – Nap Time.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Feel The Byrne – it was used as my campaign slogan for different elections since freshmen year and it really stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Project Warm.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I'm pretty good at playing piano.

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 want to see what life has in store for me.

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? Michael Jordan – why did you leave basketball at the peak of your career?

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