Today we meet up with freshman Zach Rix from Leesburg, FL. This
6'6 forward holds records at his high school for most rebounds and
most blocked shots. Join us as we get to know him a bit
1. What made you decide to come to
Lees-McRae? I decided to come to LMC because the door was
opened for me to play basketball here. This is such a beautiful
place as well, and the people provide a wonderful atmosphere to be
2. How long have you been playing basketball? I
started playing basketball in the ninth grade. This is my 5th year
on an actual team.
3. What are your personal goals for the season?
My personal goals for this season are to improve throughout the
whole season and to come out with a winning record.
4. What is your favorite basketball memory at LMC so
far? My favorite memory so far here at Lees-McRae is the
first day I walked into the gym back in June.
5. Who has been the most influential person in your
athletic career? The most influential person on my
athletic career would definitely have to be my dad. He has always
pushed me to get better and has always been there to encourage
6. If you weren't playing basketball, what other sport
would you play? If I wasn't playing basketball, I would
probably be playing baseball.
7. What is your major and what do you plan to do with your
degree? My major is Pre-med and I plan on being a medical
missionary to third-world countries.
8. If you could travel back to any point in history, where
would it be? If I could travel back in time to any point
in history, I would travel back to the time of Jesus Christ.
9. What is your favorite book? My favorite book
is the Bible.
10. What is your favorite food? My favorite food
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
want to visit Cuba.
12. What is one word that describes you and why?
One word that describes me is relaxed because I tend to be laid
back without many worries. I know my hope is in Christ and he
won't ever fail me.