BANNER ELK, NC--Join us today as we get Up Close and Personal with point guard Aaron Woodacre. Woodacre, a native of Piney Flatts, TN played at University High and was named the Northeast State Player of the Year last year as well as being selected to All Conference, All Region, All District and All State teams.
1. What made you decide to come to Lees-McRae? I came to Lees-McRae because of its location, education, and to play NCAA basketball.
2. How long have you been playing basketball? I have been playing basketball for fifteen years or more.
3. What are your personal goals for this season? My personal goals for this season are to improve all around, earn playing time, and to get stronger.
4. What's your favorite basketball memory here at Lees-McRae so far? My favorite memory at school so far is either the basketball camps or hitting the winning shot in open gym.
5. Who has been the most influential person on your athletic career? My mother, Patti Woodacre and my father, John Woodacre have had the most influence.
6. If you weren't playing basketball, what other sport would you play? I would play baseball.
7. What is your major and what do you plan to do with your degree? I am undecided right now.
8. If you could travel back in time to any point in history where would you go? I would go back to the 1996 Olympics and watch team USA win the gold medal.
9. What is your favorite book? My favorite book is The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
10. What is your favorite food? My favorite food is pasta.
11. If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be? If I could visit any place in the world I would go to either Italy or the Outer Banks for a fishing trip.
12. What is one word that describes you and why? Relaxed... I like to take one day at a time.