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TOMMY NYQUIST – JUNIOR – WARREN
Sports Played: I have won letters in basketball and football
Parents Names: My parents’ names are Lindsay and Tim
Siblings: I have one sibling. Her name is Alexis and she is 20 years old.
Social Media Handles: Twitter: tommynyquist10. Instagram: tommynyquist
College Athletics plan if applicable: I do plan on playing sports in college.
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: The first sport I played was baseball. I played it because it was the earliest sport I could play against other people.
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: The most important factor in success in high school sports in my opinion is working hard and being coachable.
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: My favorite non-sport go-to activity would probably be playing video games.
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: The person I want to meet is Russell Westbrook.
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: My favorite sport is basketball and I would change it so that there would be a 4-point line.
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: The food of my choice would probably be steak chicken and rice from Fuji steakhouse.
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
A: My ideal vacation spot would be the beach, preferably Ocean City Maryland.