Getting to know… Glenn Weist Sophmore wide reciever


Sophomore Glenn Weist is a criminology/sociology major at Wilkes University. He is from Frackville, Pa., and plays on the Wilkes football team and men’s lacrosse.

Q:What was the driving force behind  your decision to come to Wilkes?

A:Wilkes were that it had my major, it’s relatively close to home, and I could further my football career.

Q: Post-graduation plans in terms of a career?

A: I plan to become a Juvenile Probation Officer.

Q: What are your hopes for your second season as a Colonel?

A: My hopes are that we can keep improving our record and our team, and in the long run become a top contender in the MAC.

Q: When/Why did you first begin playing football?

A: I first began playing football when I was 6 years old.

Q: If you had to choose one thing about Wilkes’ football program that you could improve, what would it be?

A:The athletic complex and its proximity to the school.

Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?

A: I am a member of the Wilkes acrosse team and I like to play pickup games of basketball

Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life?

A: The most influential person in my life would have to be my father: he is always there for me, encouraging me even when I am down and pushing me to be a better person

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: “Life is a garden, Dig it.” – Joe Dirt

Q: Do you have any advice for the freshmen student athletes beginning their freshman seasons and semesters?

A: The best advice I have received coming into college is to not be afraid to ask for help,  it will definitely help you out in the long run.

Q: How do you feel about the changes being made to campus this year? What do you like or dislike?

A: I really like the changes that have been made to campus this year; the Gateway Project has really changed the look and feel of the walkway and that side of campus.