Student-Athlete Spotlight: Alex Lippincott, Men's Hockey

Nov. 5, 2013

Alex&nbspLippincott Student=Athlete Spotlight

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Alex Lippincott, #11
Akron, Ohio
Major: Communication

Alex Lippincott, a senior on the men's hockey team and native of Akron, Ohio, has played in 95 games for the Scarlet and Gray in his career, scoring 10 goals and adding 12 assists for 22 points. Lippincott was named the CCHA Player of the Week in November 2011 after recording four points in a Buckeye victory at Michigan. A communication major, he is a three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and two-time Academic All-Big Ten choice. His father, Chip, was a member of the Ohio State men's hockey program in 1983-84 and is an Ohio State graduate.

Student Life

    Do you prefer the Oval in the Fall or Spring? Spring
    Where is the best place to sit for lectures? It depends on the size of the lecture, but probably somewhere in the middle.
    Most underrated place to study on campus? Derby Hall, second floor
    Why did you choose to major in communication - new media and technology? I find the things we study interesting and I am always looking to become a better communicator.

Popular Culture

    Who do you wish had a Twitter account? Why would you want to "follow" this account? Anyone famous from history really - it would be interesting to see what they had to say at the time they were around.
    Favorite TV show - Breaking Bad
    Favorite movie - Changes all the time. Currently, The Conjuring. It was pretty scary.
    Favorite book and/or magazine - Sports Illustrated
    Favorite celebrity - Larry David
    Favorite singer or musical group - Avicii
    Last concert I attended was - Kings of Leon


    Favorite pro sports team - Cleveland Indians
    Favorite athlete - Rory McIlroy
    The athlete I would most like to compete against - Miguel Cabrera in the home run derby
    Favorite athletic memory - Playing in the Clark Cup Finals
    Team you're most looking forward to competing against - Minnesota
    Pre-game rituals - I always put on and tie my left skate before my right.
    What is your top skill? What skill do you need to improve? My top skill is my speed and I need to improve my grittiness and toughness
    Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend - Stanley Cup Final, Game 7


    Most interesting place I've visited - Slovakia
    Place I would like to visit - Hawaii


    Favorite home cooked meal - Pretty much anything on the grill
    Favorite snack food - Cereal and milk


    Person I most admire - My dad, Chip
    In 10 years, I would like to be - Married, possibly with children. If hockey is not in the picture then I would like to have a steady job, possibly working for my dad.
    If I had a million dollars, I would - Save it
    Coolest thing you did this past summer - Took a trip to New York City with a few friends
    If you had dinner with three people, who would they be and what would you eat? Larry David, Rory McIlroy and Wayne Gretzky. We would eat at my house I guess. I could cook them dinner with my great cooking skills.
    If your parents/guardians bragged about you, what would they say? They would say I am a charming young man...I hope.
    Most prized possession - The puck from my first collegiate goal
    I would like to trade places for a day with - Jason Dufner
    Any superstitions, non-game/match related - Knock on wood
    Pop or Soda? - Soda
    Cats or Dogs? - Dogs
    Early Bird or Night Owl? - Night Owl
    Would you be the O, H, I or the O? - The H