Basketball center Frogner sets sights on NCAAs
NAME: Nikki Frogner ’15
HOMETOWN: Scandia, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL: Providence Academy
MAJORS: Biology and chemistry
WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF: I love the atmosphere. The campus is beautiful, the people are friendly and I love the basketball program.
BASKETBALL HISTORY: I have been playing since fourth grade. I started playing summer basketball after eighth grade for the Minnesota Metro Stars.
PRE-GAME RITUAL: Dance party in the locker room.
FAVORITE PUMP-UP SONG: “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (feat. Wanz)
FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIES: “Miracle” and “Glory Road”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Big Bang Theory”
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Which Wich
THREE FAMOUS PERSONALITIES I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: Doc Rivers, Blake Mycoskie and Ellen DeGeneres.
FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN BASKETBALL: Hockey
RANDOM FACT: I have been riding horseback since I was 2 years old.
FAVORITE BOOK: “Harry Potter”
BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SPORTS:
[In college] it is a lot faster and you’re playing with higher-level athletes.
MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE: Being on the All-Tournament team in California last year.
BEST ADVICE I’VE RECEIVED: Always be coachable and never give up.
GOALS FOR SEASON: Beat St. Thomas and go to the NCAA tournament.
PLANS AFTER OLAF: Go to medical school and become a doctor.