Athlete of the Week: Anthony Maranto

Athlete of the Week: Anthony Maranto

Anthony “Todo” Maranto was bred for the basketball court.  From a young age he showed a passion for the game that helped him evolve into the superstar he is today.  After an impressive comeback from a devastating injury, Maranto found his way back into the starting lineup for the Blazers and was a crucial part to their recent success.  Because of his successful season, he earned High Honorable Mention on HC Sport’s Daily Hamilton County Honor Team.  Anthony was kind enough to sit down with me and answer a few questions that we have all been dying to hear the answers to.  Here are the results:

How long have you been playing basketball?
I started hooping in 1st grade, and I’ve never stopped.

What got you started playing?
My dad signed me up for a recreational league, and the rest is history.  I was born for the hardwood.

What has been your best memory from University basketball?
My best memory from basketball has to be winning regionals this year.  It was a great ride.

What other sports/activities are you associated with at University?
I plan on playing soccer next year, another sport I love.  I have high expectations.

Siblings?
I have an older brother who is 25 years old.

Who is your favorite professional athlete and/or team?
My favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant A.K.A the Black Mamba.  My favorite team is the Indiana Pacers.

Favorite Subject?
My favorite school subject is history. One day, kids will be studying me in their history classes. I can guarantee it.

Favorite Pump-Up Song?
R.I.P by Young Jeezy and 2Chainz really gets me going.

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