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More Than The Score

March 08, 2007

Tyler Small
Mercersburg Academy
Track
Senior

What do you like best about your sport? "I like the practices every day and just getting to talk with everybody when we go on long runs."

Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "Last year, I was most outstanding runner on my team."

Toughest individual opponent you have faced? "Probably my teammate James Finucane because we're always really close in every race."

Toughest team you have faced? Lawrenceville School

Other sports? "I run all year long now. I used to play basketball, swim and play baseball."

Other activities in school you are involved in? "I'm an officer for the Irving Society and also a prefect."

Premeet rituals? "I just try to visualize the race before I do it."

Besides your parents, the most influential person in your life? "Probably my brother Todd since he and I are pretty close."

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Person you'd most like to meet (alive or dead)? Roger Bannister

Favorite professional team? "I like the Ohio State Buckeyes. They're not professional, but they're probably my favorite."

Favorite athlete? Steve Prefontaine

Favorite book? "Lord of the Rings"

Favorite movie? "Cinderella Man"

Favorite TV show? "I'm a pretty big fan of 'Family Guy.'"

Dream car? Nissan 350Z

What I actually drive: Volkswagen GTI

Favorite school subject? Physics

Least favorite school subject? English

Best place to hang out? "In my room or in my dorm, just hanging out with my friends."

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