Receiver Jake Schmiesing talks football, dogs

NAME: Jake Schmiesing ’13

SPORT: Football

HOMETOWN: Stillwater, Minn.

HIGH SCHOOL: Stillwater Area High School

MAJORS: Math and economics

WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF: My dad and brother [attended] St. Olaf, so I have been around the school my whole life. I love the campus and the atmosphere. After visiting for baseball and football and meeting the people, it was actually a pretty easy decision.

PRE-CONTEST RITUAL: I honestly don’t really have anything. I just try to take some time by myself, slow everything down and just relax.

FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE: “Miracle”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Friends”

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Chipotle

THREE FAMOUS PERSONALITIES I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: I have to pick four semi-famous personalities: Danny Dobson ’13, Stephen Asp ’14, Ben Dobson ’13 and Christian Lujan ’14 the Friday dinner crew.

FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN FOOTBALL: Baseball

RANDOM FACT: I learned everything I know about being a receiver from my golden receiver I mean retriever named Sami.

FAVORITE BOOK: “Angels and Demons,” “The Da Vinci Code” and “The Lost Symbol”

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE: Coming from behind in the fourth quarter last year to beat Bethel

PLANS AFTER OLAF: Find employment in the finance field

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