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Senior Spotlight — Zach Andersen

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 12:00 p.m. CDT

Name: Zach Andersen.

Nickname: Andersen, Zandy, Andy.

School:  Princeton High School.

Date/place of birth: Sept. 21, 1995; Chesterville, Va.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Three sisters, two stepsisters, two stepbrothers, two brothers-in-law.

Sports:  Soccer, cross country, basketball and track.

Favorite sport and why: Soccer, it’s just a really good time with my friends.

Favorite food and where to get it: Shrimp tortellini from Walmart.

Likes: Food, sports, video games, movies.

Dislikes: Reading.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Coach Bird, he pushed me to work hard year around.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My dad.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: boat.

Last song I listened to: King of Amarillo by Issues.

People would be surprised to know: I am a video game nerd.

I stay home to watch: Person of Interest.

When I need luck for a big game, I: sleep on the bus.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Ryan Owens. He can make any situation hilarious.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: Now we can have curves on our tests.

Most embarrassing moment: Awkward positioning in a game of twister.

Most unforgettable moment: Acceptance call into West Point.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Spend a day playing soccer with Ronaldo.

What I would like to do in life: Go to West Point and become a neurologist.

Three words that best describe myself: Smart, athletic, driven.

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