Athlete of the Week: Eric Metzman

Athlete of the Week: Eric Metzman

Eric Metzman is a sophomore tennis and baseball team member. He was a key player last year for the Blazer baseball team as they won their first sectional championship in school history. He was a large contributor to the tennis team, and he is the primary spirit force of the currently undefeated Academic Team. Eric was kind enough to sit down and answer a few questions we have all been dying to hear the answers to.

How long have you been playing Tennis?
I have been playing tennis since I was about 4 or 5 years old.

What got you started playing?
My mom made me start, and I acquired a passion for the beautiful sport.

What has been your best memory from University Tennis?
My best memory from UHS tennis has to be the team bonding that took place during the calling-out of the lineups last year.

Who is your favorite professional athlete and/or team?
Mr. Roger Federer – he is a Swedish professional tennis player and a Rolex wearer.

What other sports/activities are you associated with at University?
I am a part of the baseball team and Academic Team.

What is your favorite color?
My favorite color is green.

Favorite movie?
My favorite movie is The Little Mermaid because I can really relate to Ariel.

Favorite pump-up song?
My favorite pump-up song is “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You” sung by Shang in the Disney classic, Mulan.

Favorite animal?
My favorite animal is the zebra because of its great mystery.  Is it black with white stripes or white with black stripes?  You tell me.

Future plans? College etc.
I hope to continue playing tennis and one day marry Maria Sharapova. Our children will be beautiful and talented.

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