20 Questions with Kelsie Houchens

On a weekly basis, Louisville Women Sports will  post the Campbellsville University- Louisville “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school senior student-athlete in the local high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to sstallings92@yahoo.com


Name: Kelsie Houchens

Current school: Male High School

Current sport: Softball 

High school GPA: 3.5

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning state and being named National champions

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A sandwich and fruit

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your “go to” song? Empire State of mind

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Jennie Finch because she has always been my role model for pitching

5. What is your favorite movie quote? You’re killin me smalls

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? That God will always be with me through anything

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Twister

8. All-time favorite board game? 

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry?  Favorite app? Iphone and Snapchat

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? El Nopal

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? The Bachelor.

12. What is your greatest fear? Bugs

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My smile

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Kit Kats

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Day because you can do more things outside

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Kels and Houch. The nickname Kels came from my parents and Houch came from Coach Bloomer

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? The Franciscan Kitchen

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can do a handstand and walk with my hands

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why?  Backward so I could play high school softball one last time

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would pick Michael Jackson so he could teach me how to moonwalk