Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Sawtell

CARA GILLESPIE

Sports Writer

gillesce@plu.edu

Kyle Sawtell is a junior wing for the Men’s Basketball team. This week, we collaborated with Pacific Lutheran Athletics to begin a new feature spotlighting our student athletes. You asked the questions, and I sat down with Sawtell to bring you his answers.

MM: What is your favorite animal?
Kyle Sawtell: A tiger, because they are majestic animals.

MM: What is the most points you have scored in a game?
Sawtell: In high school I scored 33 points one game, and in college I scored 21.

MM: Who is your favorite basketball player to watch?
Sawtell: Probably Kevin Durant because he is very skilled. The stuff he does is amazing. When he’s on his game, no one can stop him.

MM: What do you like to do for fun?
Sawtell: I like to hang out with my friends and family, just relax to get my mind off school and basketball.

MM: What is your favorite color?
Sawtell: My favorite color is blue.

MM: What is your favorite card game?
Sawtell: A fun game called 99.

MM: Who is your biggest supporter?
Sawtell: My mom and dad, for sure.

MM: What is your major?
Sawtell: My major is business. I am deciding on my emphasis, either marketing or accounting.

MM: What is your favorite class?
Sawtell: Right now, it is statistics.

MM: What do you enjoy most about Coach Dickerson’s style and philosophy?
Sawtell: Coach Dickerson is very passionate and he lets us have a little bit of freedom within our play. He is not always calling plays and structuring everything we do, he just lets us play.
Check out @golutes or search #AskALute on Instagram to submit your questions for next week’s student-athlete Q&A. 🅼

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