Getting to know… Ryan Rompolski

Senior Soccer Player, Ryan Rompolski

Purvit Patel

Senior Soccer Player, Ryan Rompolski

Name: Ryan Rompolski

Year: Senior

Major: Environmental Engineering

Hometown/High School: Shamokin, Pa./Shamokin Area

Position: Midfield

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

A: I came to Wilkes due to the fact that they offered Environmental Engineering and I also had the chance to play soccer.

Q: Post Graduation Plans in terms of a Career?

A: To work in the Environmental field and see where the opportunities take me.

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

A: To have a successful season and make it to playoffs.

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

A: I started playing soccer when I was 5 years old, it was the one thing that I naturally enjoyed and just stuck with.

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

A: To have better team chemistry on the field.

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

A: Ping Pong, Basketball, and hanging out with the guys.

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

A: I would say that my father is the most influential person in my life because he would always push me to be the best I could be in everything I did.

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: To be united with everyone around you on and off the field.

Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person, who would it be?

A: Ron Burgundy