Colt Wentland

Year in school: Junior.

Sports/Activities: Cross country, basketball, baseball.

Most memorable sports moment: Beating Rio my freshman year to go to the regional championship for basketball.

Game-day superstition: Eating two Smucker’s Uncrustables.

Favorite sport: Baseball.

Favorite sports team: Every Wisconsin team: Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers.

Favorite athletes: NBA player Russell Westbrook and MLB player Marcus Stroman.

Favorite movie: “Benchwarmers.”

Favorite book: “True Legend” by Mike Lupica.

Favorite food: Watermelon.

Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse.

Dream vacation: To Australia.

Cats or dogs: Cats.

Why did you decide to join the cross country team this season? It was our school’s first time having a team in over 40 years and I always was good at running long distances in middle school track so I gave it a shot.

How did your first season go? I medaled in all seven of my meets (that took place prior to this questionnaire being returned to the Daily Citizen), with my fastest time being 17:05.

Hardest course: Mayville Golf Course.

Easiest course: Spring Brook Golf Course.

If you had one day to spend $1 million, what would you buy? I would buy a nice cabin in Canada for the boys and me, and for the rest of the money it would be put in the bank.

What are three words that describe you? Funny, athletic, and sarcastic.

If you could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Will Ferrell, funniest man in the whole world.

Role models: My cross country coach Jason Revels.

What songs do you listen to before a game? Anything by Post Malone or Russ.

Pre-game meal: Smucker’s Uncrustables and bananas.

Game-day routine: Staying relaxed and drinking lots of water.

Mark McMullen is currently a sports reporter for the Daily Citizen. He can be reached by email at or by phone at 920-356-6754. Can also follow him on Twitter at @mmcmull2.