March 30th, 2018

20 Questions with Nicole Kuchma

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Nicole Kuchma
Nicole Kuchma / photo provided by the Kuchma family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts 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

Name: Nicole Kuchma

Age: 17

Current school: Presentation Academy

Current Sports playing: Softball, also played basketball.

Parish/grade school attended: St. Stephen Martyr

High school GPA: 4.0

Colleges considering or attending: U of L

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Getting a triple play against Manual my sophomore year

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Chick-fil-a

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Wait a Minute – Willow Smith

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Zack Cozart, because he use to play for the Reds which is my favorite team and he is a very good shortstop

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Hard work may not always result in success but it will never result in regret” – Moneyball

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I know that no matter how bad I play that god will give me the strength to pick myself back up and try even harder next time

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby Doo

8. All-time favorite board game? Taboo

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone and my favorite app is Twitter

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Royals Hot Chicken

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

12. What is your greatest fear? Blowing up at a gas station.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I always try to see the good in everyone.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Buffalo Chicken Dip

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 12 p.m. because that is when I normally eat lunch.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My teammates always call me Nine because that is my softball number.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Mission trips with Hand in Hand Ministries or Little Sisters of the Poor.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I use to bowl when I was younger so I’m actually a pretty good bowler.

19. If time machines were real and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Travel backwards because I wouldn’t want to spoil the surprise of what my life is going to be like in the future and I would probably go back to a bunch of past concerts I went to.

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 Harry Styles if he would pay my college tuition.


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