Morkeberg stars as soccer team starts strongly
NAME: Torbjorn Morkeberg ’15
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:
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