Talking Sports with Life Center Academy’s Chris Thompson

By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report Owner/Staff Writer

Chris Thompson, a Life Center Academy Sr. and 2010 UMASS-Lowell recruit, recently took time to do a Q&A with The Capital Sports Report at the 2010 PrimeTime Shootout in Trenton. His interview is about his sports career.

・ your biggest role model outside of sports

CT: “My father, because he’s always been there for me. He’s taught me right from wrong.”

・ favorite motto

CT: “Never give up.”

・ the impact of sports on your life

CT: “Its impacted my life greatly. Playing sports has gotten me into college.”

・ what keeps you motivated in sports

CT: “The love of the game really.”

・ a failure you experience that made you a better athlete today

CT: “A couple of losses every now and then,”

・ going to Life Center Academy

CT: “Its a good school to go to. I am grateful to Life Center Academy, because they have gotten me a college scholarship to play basketball.”

・ why he selected basketball

CT: “That’s what I’m good at.”

・ when he started to play basketball

CT: “I’ve played basketball all my life.”

・ his favorite player in basketball

CT: “Paul Pierce. I like the way he plays.”

・ the meaning of his jersey number [5]

CT: “No meaning at all. I just wear it.”

・ going to UMASS-Lowell

CT: “I’m excited. I can’t wait to get there and start playing.”

・ playing for UMASS-Lowell head coach Greg Herenda

CT: “It’s going to be good. He knows what he’s doing. I hope to contribute early on.”

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