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Athlete of the week: Justin Pahl

Alana Patrick, Sports Editor

Name: Justin Pahl ’16
Sport: Basketball
Hometown: Woodbury, Minn.
High school: East Ridge High School
Major(s): Undecided
Why you came to St. Olaf: The environment and the friendly people

Basketball history: Played since I was 5 years old.

Pre-game ritual: I put my jersey on before anything else

Favorite pump-upsong: “Still Fly” by Drake

Favorite sports movie: “Space Jam”
Favorite TV show: “Prison Break”
Favorite restaurant: Granite City
Plans after Olaf: To get a job
Favorite professional athlete: Carmelo Anthony
Favorite sport other than basketball: Football
Random fact about you: I love eating Marshmallow Mateys
Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Most memorable moment as an Ole athlete: Beating Carleton in my first Carl-Ole game
Biggest difference between high school and college sports: The athletes are bigger and faster
Best advice you’ve received: Just keep believing and it will happen.
Goals for rest of the season: To make the playoffs and win the MIAC


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