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Published: Thursday, 5/1/2008

Sidelines: Spotlight athlete - Andy Gunkler

Andy Gunkler Andy Gunkler

• School: Perrysburg

• Class: Senior

• Sport: Tennis, sailing

• Notes: Tennis No. 1singles player off to 9-2 start; 11-5 last year and finished third in the NLL tournament; sailing last summer finished 11th nationally in U.S. Jr. Sailing double-handed championships; won large regatta at Put-In-Bay; 3.76 grade-point average; plans to attend Grove City (Pa.) College to study mechanical engineering


• School subject: Calculus

• Car: BMW M3

• MySpace or Facebook? Facebook

• Store: AnnapolisPerformance Sailing

• Musical artist: BradPaisley

• Song: Changes InLatitudes, Changes InAttitudes, by Jimmy Buffett

• TV show: M*A*S*H

• Movie: The BourneUltimatum

• Actor: Adam Sandler

• Actress: Reese Witherspoon

• Magazine: Sailing World

• Radio station: 1470 AM

• Food: Hamburger

• Beverage: Homemade milkshakes

• Fast food: Taco Bell

• Place to visit: Put-in-Bay

• Sport: Windsurfing

• Athlete: Roger Federer

• Baseball team: Tigers

• NBA team: Cavaliers

• NFL team: Colts

• Pet peeve: People who don t use turn signals

• Person most admired:Nathaniel Herreshoff, apioneering yacht designer

• Person you d like to meet: Chuck Yeager

• Pregame routine: I eat a lot (cereal) and I stretch a lot

• Top sports moment:Winning last race at 2005Junior Bay Week Regatta at Put-in-Bay to advance to U.S. sailing semifinals

• Ohio State or Michigan? Michigan

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