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Timeout with…. Nick Lindner ‘17


Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17

This Week: Point Guard Nick Lindner ‘17

Adam Nussbaum: Do you think the team has improved in the offseason? How?

Nick Lindner: Absolutely. The biggest thing is health. We have a bunch of players back who fell to injuries last season. We are older, wiser and back together to work as a cohesive unit.

AN: What is your most memorable game last year for Lafayette?

NL: Our home game against Lehigh. The whole crowd was crazy, it was great to see the student support and we got the win.

AN: What did you work on this summer to improve your game?

NL: I was able to make my jump shot more consistent through repetition.

AN: When did you know that basketball was the sport for you? Who has influenced you throughout your career?

NL: Probably around the time I was nine. That was the first time I played travel basketball at a competitive level. My biggest influences were Alvin Williams and John Haynes. They both played for Villanova and were like fathers to me.

AN: What NBA player would you compare your game to?

NL: Rajon Rondo.

AN: Any plans for sports in the future?

NL: I’m hoping to play professionally overseas after college.

AN: If you could meet one celebrity, who would it be?

NL: J. Cole.

AN: What’s your favorite vacation spot?

NL: Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.

AN: What is your favorite homemade meal?

NL: Chicken biscuits with peaches and gravy on top.

AN: What’s your favorite song to listen to before a game?

NL: J. Cole – Rise and Shine.

AN: What don’t people know about you?

NL: My other passion is tattoos.


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