April 6th, 2018

20 Questions with Lexy Wright

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Lexy Wright
Mercy's Lexy Wright plays shortstop / photo provided by the Wright 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 crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Lexy Wright

Age: 17

Current school: Mercy Academy

Current Sports playing: Softball

High school GPA: 3.7

Colleges considering or attending: Bellarmine University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest athletic moment is making it to state my freshman year.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A Reese’s peanut butter cup and a Coke.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? My “go to” song to try out for American Idol would be Bad At Love by Halsey.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to Anthony Rizzo because he battled with cancer and never let it get him down, and he didn’t let that stop him from continuing to work towards his dreams.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? My favorite movie quote is, “The ones that love us never really leave us” from Harry Potter.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Faith impacts my approach to sports in many different ways. It impacts my attitude towards the game itself and how I work with other people on my team as well as the opposing team.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? My favorite cartoon character is Toothless from the movie How to Train Your Dragon.

8. All-time favorite board game? My favorite board game is probably Clue.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? I have an iPhone and my favorite app is Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? My favorite local restaurant is Come Back Inn.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? My favorite reality TV show is Duck Dynasty.

12. What is your greatest fear? My greatest fear is jumping off of a cliff into the water.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I think my best quality is how laid back I am.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? My favorite hour of the day is 3 p.m. because that’s whenever I get home from school and take a nap before practice.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? My nickname is Lex and I got it because it’s just a shortened version of my name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? I really enjoy volunteering at the St. Joe’s Orphanage picnic along with my family.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? One of my hidden talents is that I can lick my elbow.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? If I had a time machine I would go back in time to relive one of my happiest moments.

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 the head of the government if aliens have actually been discovered.


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