Prep Profile: Eric Fogltanz (Manitowoc Lincoln)

Prep Profile: Eric Fogltanz (Manitowoc Lincoln)


Prep Profile: Eric Fogltanz (Manitowoc Lincoln)




Sports Eric competes in

Soccer, track

All-time team sports achievement

“Beating Oshkosh West in our first game of regionals in soccer this past season.”

All-time individual sports achievement

“Running the 300 hurdles with a time of 41.42 and missing state by 0.1 seconds.”

No. 1 athletic goal

“Place top-5 at State in any event.”

Eric’s thoughts

“I just like all of my friends on the team. It’s always a fun time. This season was my first first-places and I already have four of them. Hopefully I can make it to state for the 400 or 300 hurdles, I still haven’t decided (which to compete in).”

Coach Jacque Bartow’s thoughts

“Eric is just a sponge. He takes everything you say to heart and tries to make corrections immediately. He works hard to improve and he puts in his best effort every time out.”

Eric’s favorites

Sport: “It’s a tie between soccer and track.”

Pro/college athlete: Pro skateboarder Mike “Mo” Capaldi

Pro/college team: Wisconsin Badgers

Musical artist or group: Passion Pit

Song of all time: “Car radio” by Twenty One Pilots

TV show: “Revolution”

Movie: “Superbad”

Class: 21st Century Communications

Food: Cheesecake

Saying or piece of advice: “Finish what you start.”

Hobby: “Skateboarding.”

What if …

You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “House of the Rising Sun” by Five Finger Death Punch

You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Michael Cera

Quick Q&A

Who inspires you most? “My dad.”

What is your dream vacation destination? Woodward Skateboarding Camp

Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? Green Bay Preble soccer

What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “People who constantly complain.”

Why are sports important to you? “Sports allow me to forget all of my problems outside of sports.”

Which Facebook friend has the most interesting status updates and best photos? Josh Xiong

What’s your strength as a person? “I’m dedicated to what I do.”

What do you still need to work on? “Giving everything I do my all.”

Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Before I get into the blocks, I look down at the ground and twiddle my fingers back and forth until I have to get into the blocks.”

Top person you follow, or would follow, on Twitter? @justrunnn


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