Athlete Showcase: Brandywine’s Jesse Lochmondy
Published 10:19 am Friday, December 18, 2015
Jesse Lochmondy is a senior on the Brandywine wrestling team.
What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?
JL: Going to state as a freshman.
What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?
JL: Losing by one point to return to state.
What has been a hardship in your life?
JL: Cutting weight.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
JL: My brother, because he taught me everything.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
JL: I’m never nervous.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
JL: Forgetting my shoes at a meet.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
JL: I work out in my garage every day.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?
JL: My family — mom, dad and brother.
How would you give away $50,000?
JL: To some charity to help the hungry.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
JL: The Cleveland Cavaliers because I would get a championship ring for sure.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
JL: Workout and eat food.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
JL: Not eating as much as I want.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
JL: I wish I could get a three-pound allowance after New Years.
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
JL: I’ve been told I have a great work ethic.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
JL: Wrestle Tony Holt after eating garlic. No.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
JL: I saw coach Rex Pomranka run with us during practice.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
JL: Working out with my brother.
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