Senior Keith Kowal - Big Man on Campus
By Jen Armson, Assistant Sports Information Director
Senior men's volleyball player Keith Kowal recently became the first Nittany Lion ever to record more than 500 career blocks.
GoPSUsports.com sat down with the Reading, Pa., native, a 2004 first team AVCA All-American and 2004 first team Academic All American, and here's what he had to say:
Why did you choose to attend Penn State?
How did you first get involved with volleyball and why?
As a kid what athlete or role model did you look up to and why?
What are some of the things that you want to accomplish before your college career is over?
What do you do to stay calm and focused at critical times?
What are some of the biggest challenges that you've had to overcome?
What is your favorite moment during a competition and why?
What are some of the difficulties in competing in your sport at a high level that the average fan may not be aware of?
How much do you rely on your teammates both during competition and in your life?
What are some of your other favorite sports?
What do you do to kick back and unwind after a tough competition?
What is the biggest thing you have learned during competition that will aid you in other areas of your life?
What are your plans after graduation?
What is one thing that many people do not know about you?