Meet The Mid Presented By Verizon Wireless
July 18, 2013
NAME: Zach Laniewski
HOMETOWN: Englewood, Fla.
MAJOR: Political Science
FAVORITE MEAL: Pierogi's and Kielbasa
FAVORITE TEAM GROWING UP: Green Bay Packers
FAVORITE PLAYER GROWING UP: Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila
YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT I: don't want very much football
TO RELAX I LIKE TO: fish, hunt or hike
RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: Marine ground
WHAT HAS SURPRISED ME THE MOST ABOUT THE ACADEMY IS: The academic load
AFTER MY SERVICE COMMITMENT I HOPE TO BE: involved with international politics
IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANYONE IN HISTORY IT WOULD BE: Cato the Elder of Rome
IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: a pediatrician working with Doctors Without Borders
IF I COULD TRADE PLACES WITH ONE OF MY TEAMMATES IT WOULD BE (NAME AND WHY): Ben Tamburello because he's perfect. He's just so dang perfect in every way.
ON MY IPOD IS: Everything from Hank Williams Jr. to Credence Clearwater Revival to Taylor Swift to Imagine Dragons. Literally everything.
MY FAVORITE SUMMER VACATION WAS: Working at a Younglife Camp in Ashville, N.C. called Windy Gap the summer between NAPS and the Academy.
MY FAVORITE MEAL IN KING HALL IS: Rotisserie Chicken Breast
MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS : This place is fancy sauce
WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: A dead silent locker room where you can hear your own heartbeat
WHICH TEAM NOT ON NAVY'S SCHEDULE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Florida State. I think wwe play our most exciting games against powerhouse teams.
MY FAVORITE CLASS IS (NAME AND WHY): Calculus 2. I actually hate math but Lt. Davis, my professor, is the best (shoutout)
THE FIRST TIME I RAN OUT OF THE TUNNEL AT NAVY-MARINE CORPS I: realized I was on the same field as a Big 10 team and it just felt surreal
THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: Determined
THE PLAYER THAT WILL SURPRISE THE MOST PEOPLE IS 2013 IS: William Anthony
THE MOST VALUABLE OFFENSIVE PLAYER IN 2013 WILL BE: Keenan Reynolds
THE MOST VALUABLE DEFENSIVE PLAYER IN 2013 WILL BE: Cody Peterson
THE TOUGHEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Michael Tuimavave
THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Mike Markovsky
THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Jake Zuzek
THE ONE PLAYER ON THE CURRENT TEAM THAT EPITOMIZES NAVY FOOTBALL: Joe Worth
THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM IS: Ben Tamburello
THE PLAYER ON THE TEAM MOST LIKELY TO BECOME SUPERINTENDENT: Chris Swain
THE PLAYER ON THE TEAM MOST LIKELY TO BECOME COMMANDANT: Quincy Adams