Banner Elk, NC--Join us today as we get Up Close & Personal
with senior guard Blake Carr who hails from Seymour, TN. Carr came
to LMC from Hiwassee Community College with team and classmate
Mario McClunie and plans to pursue a degree in pharmacy after
graduating from Lees-McRae.
1. What made you decide to come to Lees-McRae?
I wanted to continue my education and play ball. LMC gave me a
chance to do both.
2. How long have you been playing basketball? I
started playing ball at about five, but I did not play on a team
until 4th grade.
3. What are your personal goals for this
season? This is my last year at LMC, and I would love to
be part of LMC's first winning season.
4. What's your favorite basketballt memory here at
Lees-McRae so far? The win over #19 ranked Mount Olive
last year is my best memory so far.
5. Who has been the most influential person on your
athletic career? I think my dad has been the most
influential. He tells me what I do wrong while keeping me
6. If you weren't playing basketball, what other sport
would you play? I would run track. I ran track in high
school and went to state while setting some school records.
7. What is your major and what do you plan to do with
your degree? I am a pre-med major. I plan to enter
pharmacy school next year so I can be a pharmacist.
8. If you could travel back in time to any point in
histoy, where would you go? I would go back to the early
1900's. It was any interesting time for the United States.
9. What is you favorite book? My favorite book
is The Long Walk by Steven King
10. What is your favorite food? My favoite
food is anything that my mom cooks.
11. If you could visit any place in the world, where
would it be? I would like to go to Demark. My grandmother
is from there.
12. What is one word that descibes and why?
Trustworthy is the one word that describes me. I always have my