STUDENT - ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT

Name: Luke Spencer
Class: Junior
Sport: Men's Soccer
Position: Forward
Major: Occupational Therapy
Hometown: Cincinnati
High School: Winton Woods

What is your favorite part about being a student-athlete?
My favorite part about being a student-athlete is the friendly athletic community and all the friends you make from the other sports teams.

What has been your most memorable moment at Xavier?
My most memorable moment would be stepping on the field for the first time and how nervous I was at the time.

What are your future plans?
In my future, after I graduate, I plan on attending law school to further my education.

What advice do you have for young people wanting to play sports at the college level?
I would tell them to never give up. They should talk to other college athletes and see how they were able to reach their dream. But above all don't give up.

How has playing sports impacted your life?
Playing sports has helped me develop a team concept. They have taught me so many life skills and through sports I have made so many friends.

Who do you model your game after?
I don't really model my game after a certain person or player, but I feel I model my game around hardwork, seeing other players working hard motivates me to become better.

Who is your favorite professional athlete in any sport? Why?
My favorite professional athlete is Marvin Harrison. He plays wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. He is humble and down to earth but is so amazing at the game of football, he is a class act.

What's something about you that would surprise most people?
When I was younger I had a rooster named Eddie and a hen named Lulu as well as a hermit crab named Herman the Crab.

What's your favorite food?
My favorite food is anything Chipotle.

What's your favorite color?
My favorite color is turquoise.

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