Jennie-O-Wrestler of the Week: Alex Daughtery

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This week Gophersports.com caught up with freshman Alex Daughtery. Alex is this week's Jennie-O-Wrestler of the week. Alex hails from  from Monaca, PA.  


Why did you first decide to become a wrestler? 

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Both my older brothers wrestled and they were very enthusiastic, talented, and dedicated; I had to join the family sport.

What made you want to come to Minnesota?

I chose Minnesota based on academic reputation.

What are you most looking forward to in college?

Definitely my classes; I can't wait to finally be in a college classroom environment.

Do you have any pre-match rituals?

I stretch and then, before I walk onto the mat, I slap my thighs and calves. My high school teammates made fun of it but it gets me a little extra hyped.

What is playing on your ipod right now?

Where are you going - Dave Matthews Band

What are your favorite movies?

Billy Madison, Friday Night Lights, and Tommy Boy are a few favorites.

What are some talents or skills you have outside of wrestling? 

I am pretty good at Calculus and NCAA Football for PS3.

What do you plan to major in?

Pre-med/Biology

If you had to pick one thing to eat the rest of your life what would it be? 

A potato, it's a pretty versatile food.

What are some of your goals for your first season as a Golden Gopher?

Learn what I can and improve my technique then finish the season with a winning record.


Favorite Sports Team?
Steelers

Favorite food?
Mashed Potatoes

Favorite T.V. Show?
          Family Guy

Favorite vacation destination?
Anywhere

Favorite Cereal?
 Cocoa Puffs

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