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Morkeberg stars as soccer team starts strongly

Stephen Nolan, Sports Editor
September 24, 2013 • 529 views

NAME: Torbjorn Morkeberg ’15

SPORT: Soccer

HOMETOWN:  Lakeville, Minn.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lakeville North

MAJORS: Biology and Norwegian

WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF:   I came to St. Olaf to study and build strong relationships.

FAVORITE ATHLETE: Kevin Garnett

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Panda Express

THREE FAMOUS PERSONALITIES THAT I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: Chris Rock, Jim Carey and Russell Crowe

FAVORITE PUMP-UP SONG: “Amazing” by Kayne West

FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE: “Remember the Titans”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Workaholics”

PLANS AFTER ST. OLAF: Attend medical school and become a physician

FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN SOCCER: Basketball

FAVORITE BOOK: “Artemis Fowl”

PRE-MATCH RITUAL: I always listen to classical music.

BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SPORTS:

Strength

RANDOM FACT ABOUT YOU: I have double jointed fingers.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE: Beating Carleton for the MIAC Championship as a first-year.

BEST ADVICE I’VE RECEIVED: Be persistent.

GOALS FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON: Score three more goals (Morkeberg added a second to his tally against Luther on Saturday), go undefeated in MIAC play and make it to at least the third round of the NCAA tournament.

 

       - Stephen Nolan


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