November 3, 2012

Off The Field With Tom Mannix

Nickname: Gun

Favorite Musician: Mumford & Sons

Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Favorite Song: My Kinda Party by Jason Aldean

Favorite Actor: Christian Bale

Favorite Movie: The Prestige

Favorite TV Show: The Amazing Race

Favorite Magazine: Sports Illustrated

Favorite Sport other than Football: Baseball

Favorite Sports Figure: Chad Pennington

Favorite Spot on Campus: The Practice Field

Favorite Way to Relax: Play Tetris

Favorite Road Trip: Lehigh in 2009

Most Memorable Sports Moment: Winning a state championship in Giants Stadium.

Favorite Thing to do on Bus Trips: Look out the Window

One Word to Describe Coach Gilmore: Winner

One Team I would Like to Add to the Schedule: Rutgers

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: The Ocean

Craziest Ambition: Travel the World

Favorite Web Site: www.pandora.com

Person I Admire Most: My Grandfather

Most Influential People in My Life: My Parents

Thing I am Most Thankful for: The Way I was Raised

Favorite Quote: "Greatness is a lot of small things done well stacked on top of each other."

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: Thomas Edison

Most Famous Person I've Met: Tony Siragusa

Why I Chose Holy Cross: So I could challenge myself academically and athletically.

This story originally appeared in the November 3 edition of the Holy Cross Game Day Program, for the contest between the Crusaders and Lehigh. To order a copy of the program, click here.