Prep Pulse: Kyla Schwinghammer



Nickname: Schwingy

Who on your team spices up long, boring practices? Christian Motteler; he never stops talking and he’s a crazy kid

Everyone has a weird recurring dream — what’s yours? I’m in a dark castle running from a group of hooded figures and I just keep running down a never-ending hallway. I can see the end but I never get to it.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life? Cathy Weil, she’s taught me responsibility, dedication and how to take pride in what I do.

Favorite breakfast cereal? Frosted Flakes ... They’re GRE-E-E-AT!

What’s your coach’s most famous saying? “Water never sleeps.”

What’s your best dance move? All my dance moves are terrible.

You are really obsessive about: my pillow

What advice would you give to your freshman self? Be yourself; don’t let others influence who you are.

Best meal you make? homemade mac and cheese or grilled cheese

Favorite late-night snack? Townhouse crackers or a “cutie” (small orange)

What’s your biggest fear? disappointing my friends and family ... oh, and spiders!

Complete the sentence: I bought a mocha frappe and instantly regretted it because I’ve been hooked ever since!

Sporting event you’re dying to see? Quidditch

Last song that got stuck in your head? “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic

You are hosting a dinner party. What three people, living or dead, do you invite? Jake Schwinghammer, J.K. Rowling, Martin Luther King, Jr.

I hate to admit it, but my parents were right about: pretty much everything

Complete the sentence: You haven’t lived until you’ve eaten a seven-course meal at Carmine’s in NYC!

If you had a reality show, what would it be called? “The Routine,” because I do the same things pretty much every day (sleep, eat, school, practice, eat, homework, sleep and repeat).

Favorite teacher: Mr. Bardwell

What’s on your bucket list? to travel anywhere and everywhere

What’s a bad habit you’re trying to quit? procrastination

If you were an NFL player, what would be your touchdown celebration? standing there in shock from actually scoring a touchdown

Worst job you’ve ever had? cleaning the shower!

What’s your dream job? working on a movie or television set

I could waste hours upon end: watching movies or reading

If you could be a Winter Olympian, which sport would you do? hockey

Favorite holiday dessert? Forget the dessert! Give me turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy.

People say you look like: my sister!

Athlete you’d like to go one-on-one against? Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, even though they would destroy me!

Favorite sports movie: “Cinderella Man” or “Miracle”

Complete the sentence: The 50-meter freestyle race is overrated.

What do you look like in your most embarrassing childhood photo? Embarrassing? What are you talking about?! I was an adorable child!

People would be surprised to know what about you? That M*A*S*H is my favorite television show of all time!

Smooth peanut butter, or chunky? smooth

Toilet paper on top of the roll, or under? either, just as long as there’s some there

Eggnog or hot chocolate? hot chocolate!

College basketball or NBA? high school football

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