Athlete of the week: Justin Pahl

Name: Justin Pahl 16

Sport: Basketball

Hometown: Woodbury, Minn.

High school: East Ridge High School

Majors: Undecided

Why you came to St. Olaf: The environment and the friendly people

Basketball history: Played since I was 5 years old.

Pre-game ritual: I put my jersey on before anything else

Favorite pump-upsong: “Still Fly” by Drake

Favorite sports movie: “Space Jam”

Favorite TV show: “Prison Break”

Favorite restaurant: Granite City

Plans after Olaf: To get a job

Favorite professional athlete: Carmelo Anthony

Favorite sport other than basketball: Football

Random fact about you: I love eating Marshmallow Mateys

Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Most memorable moment as an Ole athlete: Beating Carleton in my first Carl-Ole game

Biggest difference between high school and college sports: The athletes are bigger and faster

Best advice youve received: Just keep believing and it will happen.

Goals for rest of the season: To make the playoffs and win the MIAC

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