Pioneer Focus: Brandon Bapst


Pedigree: This week’s Pioneer Focus is freshman men’s basketball player Brandon Bapst. On Saturday, Bapst made significant contributions to the men’s team in their victory over Ashland University with six timely points. Bapst is the only freshman on the Pioneer’s varsity team and has seen significant minutes all year for a freshman on a team full of older players.

Get to know the basketball player from Grove City…

Q: Full Name

Freshman basketball player Brandon Bapst has played exceptionally well this past winter season. (Photo courtesy of Andy Smith)

A: Brandon Murray Bapst

Q: Nickname

A: “B”

Q: Hometown and high school

A: Grove City, and I attended THE Grove City High School.

Q: Major

A: Business Administration, Computer Science

Q: Favorite Disney Princess?

A: Cinderella

Q: Favorite Malone basketball memory so far?

A: Getting a chance to play in my first collegiate basketball game.

Q: Favorite athlete?

A: Brian Stone

Q: Favorite movie?

A: Step Brothers or any Will Ferrell movie

Q: Favorite food?

A: Mexican Food

Q: If a movie was made about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Tom Cruise

Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

A: Enjoying life! I see myself with a job that helps provide for my family!

Q: Favorite aspect of basketball?

A: Hanging with the team

Q: Do you have any superstitions? What are they?

A: Knocking on wood

Q: Do you have any secret talents?

A: I play piano.

Q: Would you rather fight ten duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?

A: Ten duck-sized horses

Cory Veldhuizen is a staff writer for The Aviso AVW.

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