Tommy Baier | Spotlight Athlete

Tommy Baier | Spotlight Athlete

10 Questions with Men's Water Polo's Tommy Baier

Tommy Baier is one of the top goal scorers for the Vikings this season, with 45 goals in 13 games played. The Vikings are 13-9 overall and 3-1 in the Big 8 Conference. The Vikings will finish up the regular season this week and are looking to compete for a Big 8 Conference title.

You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why?

I would be midnight purple because its a chill color.

What’s your favorite throwback jam and what are your first three songs on your pre-game playlist?

My favorite throwback jam is 'The General' by Dispatch. And three songs on my pre game playlist are 'Seven Nation Army' by The White Stripes, 'Kill You' by Eminem, and 'Toxicity' by System Of A Down.

If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?

I would be a tiger because I love tigers.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I want to be happy when I grow up.

Who would win a fight between Spiderman and Batman?

Batman, Christian Bale would drop Tobey Maguire like a bad habit.

Who/What got you interested in your sport and when did you start playing?

My brothers got me interested in Water Polo and I started playing when I was eight.

If you weren't playing your sport, what other sport would you want to play at the college level?

I wouldn't want to play any other sport other than Water Polo at the College level. 

What makes your coaches the type of coaches you love to play for?

My coaches are tough but have a passion for the game that is incredibly evident in there coaching abilities which makes them great at what they do. Not only that but they care about all of us and want us to succeed which makes me love playing for them.

What are you majoring in and what's your favorite class?

I am majoring in film and my favorite class is the history of American cinema after world war II.

What is your perfect pre-game meal?

My perfect pre game meal is a bowl of oatmeal with a banana and lots of water.