Getting to Know Women?s Golfer Kelly Merkel
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Getting to Know Women?s Golfer Kelly Merkel
Name: Kelly Merkel
Classification: Junior
Major: HPSS
Hometown: Columbia, Tenn.

Do you have a nickname? What is it?

Merk

What is something most people might not know about you?

I can wiggle my ears.

What is your favorite color?

Blue

What motivates you to work hard?

Pride

What movie can you watch over and over?

Anchorman

What was your first job?

Softball umpire

If you could travel back in time, what year would you travel to?

1969

How would your friends describe you?

Chill

What is your favorite thing about playing golf?

Everything, honestly

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Music

Where do you see yourself in five years?

I’m not sure yet, hopefully still golfing.

Who knows you the best?

Sarah Needleman (teammate) and my dad

How many languages you speak?

1

If there was a dance battle between your teammates, who would win?

Either Imani or Amelia

What teammate pushes everybody to go harder?

Sarah

Who is the funniest teammate?

Imani

Who would you want to play in a movie about your life?

Jennifer Lawrence

Are you related to anyone famous?

Nope

If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?

Invisibility

Who is your favorite professional golf athlete?

Nancy Lopez

Who do you look up to?

My dad and my coach

What do you like most about TSU?

The people I’ve met.

What goals do you want to accomplish while at TSU?

Graduate with at least a 3.5 GPA

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