Pioneer Focus: Kaitlyn Brant


Pedigree: This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to freshman golfer Kaitlyn Brant for her recent success at the Wasioto Wind’s Golf course.  Brant led the Pioneers to a third place finish out of five teams. Brant was the individual runner-up, finishing  at 163 (79-84).

Get to know the freshman from Van Wert, Oh…

Freshman golfer Kaitlyn Brant was the the runner-up in the Union College Invitational and led the Pioneers to a third place finish. (Photo courtesy of Andy Smith)

Q: What’s your major?

A: Exercise Science & Pre-Physical Therapy

Q: Where did you go to high school?

A: Lincoln view in Van Wert, OH (a tiny town/school in the middle of a bunch of cornfields)

Q: When did you begin playing golf?

A: My freshman year of high school.

Q: What got you interested in golf?

A: My dad is really into golf, so he really pushed me to start playing.

Q: What’s your favorite aspect about golf at Malone?

A: My team. They are an awesome group of girls, and we always have a good time together.

Q: Is the Easter Bunny real?

A: I have never really believed in the Easter Bunny, but I mean, who else could hide all the Easter eggs?

Q: If you could be a Disney character, who would you be and why?

A: This is a tough one. I LOVE Disney movies. If I had to pick, I would probably be Ariel, because who doesn’t want to be a mermaid!?

Q: What song best resembles your life?

A: “Happy” by Pharell Williams.

Q: If you were in Airband, what would your performance have been?

A: I would have done Frozen! I love love love the music.

Q: Secret talent nobody knows you have?

A: I don’t really know if this is a talent, but I can pretty much quote the entire movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas (not animated, the Jim Carrey version). Even though it is a Christmas movie, I watch it all year. One of my absolute favorite movies!

Q: What’s your dream getaway?

A: Australia

Q: What do you want to do after college?

A: After college, I want to move to the beach. I can’t take this Ohio weather any more!

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years?

A: I see myself enjoying life as a physical therapist somewhere in the Carolinas and raising a family.


 Justin Davis is a sports writer for The Aviso AVW.

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