Meet the athlete: Drake Dawson

Published 5:55 pm Monday, April 1, 2019

Albert Lea senior transitions from basketball to baseball season


Q: What grade are you in?

A: 12.

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Q: What town do you live in, and which school do you attend?

A: Albert Lea, Albert Lea High School.

Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: Dad, Jared; mom, Shanna; siblings Grace, Evie and Alec.

Q: Which sports do you play?

A: Basketball, baseball.

Q: What is your favorite part of playing your sport?

A: Being able to play with the same teammates since I was 9.

Q: What has playing that sport taught you?

A: Work ethic.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Winning state in baseball.

Q: How did you get started in your sport?

A: First started playing in T-ball.

Q: What sports did your family members play?

A: Football and basketball.

Q: What are your sports-related achievements?

A: Winning state in baseball and our first win in basketball.

Q: What are your sports-related goals?

A: Be the best I can be.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?

A: Brian Dozier. He is very faithful and fun to watch.

Q: What are your college plans? Major?

A: Attending Crown College in St. Bonifacius to study health sciences.

Q: What is your favorite school subject?

A: Band.

Q: Who is your favorite teacher?

A: Mr. Barickman.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Hunting, fishing, boating and playing music.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Chiropractor.

Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: “The Office.”

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?

A: I play drums at school and church.

About Tyler Julson

Tyler Julson covers sports for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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