Getting to know: Noah Beck and Sam Stensgard

The Manitou Messenger had the opportunity to interview two St. Olaf men’s basketball players – Noah Beck ’20 and Sam Stensgard ’19.

Q: What is your major?

NB: Biology and Economics
SS: Chemistry

Q: Where are you from?

NB: Lone Tree, Colorado
SS: Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.

Q: What is your pregame ritual?

NB: I read the poem “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas.
SS: I warm up in a certain tank top and shirt before each game.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?

NB: John Elway
SS: Anthony Davis

Q: What is your favorite sports team?

NB: Denver Nuggets
SS: Minnesota Timberwolves

Q: What is your favorite cereal in the caf?

NB: Lucky Charms
SS: Honey Nut Cheerios

Q: What is the most memorable thing about St. Olaf Basketball?

NB: All the friendships I’ve made throughout the years.
SS: Beating St. Thomas to win the MIAC championship my freshman year.

Q: What is your spirit animal?

NB: Wolf
SS: Treefrog

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