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Quick Q&A: Michael Gorder, Eagan basketball

01/18/2014, 5:19pm CST
By Star Tribune

Gorder is the leading scorer for the Wildcats boys’ basketball team.

 

 

The forward is the leading scorer for the Wildcats boys’ basketball team. Here is a closer look at Gorder, averaging over 20 points per game:

 

The best movie you’ve seen in the last year? “The World’s End.”

 

Three songs I never skip on my iPod are … “The Monster” by Eminem; “We Outchea” by Ace Hood; “Bang Out” by Tyga.

 

Three words your friends or teammates might use to describe you: Hardworking, steady, loyal.

 

What are your three favorite apps? Twitter, Snapchat, Hudl.

 

Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter? My friends from school as well as my teammates/coaches from high school and AAU.

 

At my first varsity practice, I felt … a little nervous, but also comfortable because I knew a lot of the seniors since they were classmates of my older brother.

 

What did you work on most before the start of the season? All parts of my game but also strength and endurance.

 

What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete? When I broke the school record for most points in a game [39] last season.

 

How do you balance school and sports during the year? I take a study hall every trimester to help finish my homework and also practice good time management.

 

Do you have a secret talent — and if so, what is it? I am on the Ultimate Frisbee team at school.

 

What is the best sports advice you ever received? You can’t score if you don’t shoot.

RON HAGGSTROM

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