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Who the Buc are you?

The Round Table got the opportunity to sit down with Nathan Sill ’23 and find out who the Buc he is! 

The Round Table: Where are you from? 

Nathan Sill ’23: “Beloit, WI.”

RT: What is your major?

Sill: “Psychology.” 

RT: What is your plan after college? 

Sill: “Probably graduate school.” 

RT: How did you choose Beloit? 

Sill: “It came down between Beloit and Duluth, and Beloit got me better!” 

RT: When did you start swimming and how did you get into it? 

Sill: “I started swim when I was four at the Beloit YMCA.”

RT: What events do you do? 

Sill: “Fifty freestyle, the hundred and sometimes the fly.”

RT: What is your favorite aspect of swim?

Sill: “Definitely the team, and being around other people!” 

Rt: How long have you competed? 

Sill: “Since I was eight.” 

RT: How do you get hyped for a meet? 

Sill: “I like to do breathing exercises to get the nerves ironed out, and usually just try and remember to have fun.”

RT: What’s your favorite memory with the team? 

Sill: “Definitely enjoy meals the most, as we all get to sit down and talk. It’s a nice way to get to know each other and bond.”

RT: Does the team have any traditions? 

Sill: “Pasta night!” 

RT: What does a typical practice look like? 

Sill: “First we stretch, after we warm up which is followed by a preset, some drill work and then a main set, and a cool down.” 

RT: What are some of your goals in swimming and in life? 

Sill: “Athletics have always been a big part of my life, whether positive or negative. I think learning how to work hard and accept failure with your success is always an important thing.”

RT: Do you have any superstitions? 

Sill: “Nope!”

RT: Do you have any pets? Names? Breed? 

Sill: “I have a family dog named Drax, he’s a Dogo Argentino.” 

RT: If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be and why?  

Sill: “I’d like to go to New Zealand, go on the Lord of the Rings hike!” 

RT: Stance on pineapple on pizza? Why or why not?

Sill: “Yes!”

 

 

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