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Michael Eaton

St. Clairsville

February 2, 2012
Times Leader



Favorite Food? My mom's french toast

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Favorite Class? Biology with Ms. Gibeaut

Twitter or Facebook, and why? Facebook, because I havn't taken the time to figure out Twitter.

Worst habit? Running things into the ground that my friends and I think are funny.

Favorite Quote(s)? "I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. More than 26 times I was trusted to take the winning shot of a game and missed. I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

What is your cell phone ring tone? It's always on silent.

How many texts do you send/receive per month? Not that many because I end up losing my phone all the time and I can't find it because its on silent.

What is your favorite hobby in your spare time? Golfing and eating wings with Matt Mamone and Joel Giffin.

Favorite memory in your sport, and why? When I made it to state last year in the 100 breastroke.

What's something no one would believe about you? I thought that Cincinnati was the capital of Ohio until about a month ago.

Favorite Athlete, and why? Timmy Philips because I competed at the same meets as him and now he is training for the Olympics.

Best advice you've ever received? "Try not to drown"- Coach Bru

Who do you admire most, and why? My swim coach Rick Riedel because he has taught me how to set high goals and helps do whatever he can to the best of his ability for me to achieve those goals.

What's your favorite part of your sport, and why? That you get the best of both worlds of swimming being a team and individual sport.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Graduated from a college where I swam and possibly taking over the family business.

CREDENTIALS: Michael won the 50 and 100 yard freestyles at the OVAC?Championship last weekend.



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