Name: Russell (RJ) Rauh
Hometown: LaGrangeville, N.Y.
High School: Arlington HS
Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
I chose Wilkes because I am able to get a great education while still being able to play the sport that I have loved my entire life.
Post-graduation plans in terms of a career?
After graduation, I would like to get a job relatively close to home.
Favorite building on campus?
Cohen Science Center.
What came first? The chicken or the egg?
Hopes for this season as a Colonel?
I hope that our team can make playoffs and finish this season with a winning record.
When/Why did you first begin playing?
I’ve been playing soccer ever since I can remember.
Favorite thing to do during practice?
My favorite thing to do is 3 v. 2, which is when the goalies get the most action.
If you had to choose one thing about your program that you could improve, what would it be?
I would update the locker rooms.
Other interests or hobbies off of the field?
I enjoy playing video games.
Most influential person(s) in your life?
If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?
Professor Kenneth Klemow.
Coke or Pepsi?
Favorite meal to eat on campus?
A quote you live your life by?
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Master Oogway
What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
To me, “Be Colonel” means to be smart on and off the field, while keeping up with school.
Anyone to give a shout-out to?
-Compiled by Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor