Sports Sunday Interview: Colson Schiek - April 16, 2017
Texoma joining me now, texoma's latest state champion colson shiek from christ academy and you won the 1a state boys single tennis championship.colsonyes sir.
Tobintell me what the experience was like for ya.
Colsonit was alot of fun the atmosphere of it all was amazing.
I like being around alot of competitive people that enjoy the same sport as me so, it was alot of fun.tobin and this year for you had only played 8 matches total throughout the year but you won all 8 matches only dropping 7 games in that time period.colsonyes sir.tobin thats impressive, were you happy with your performance?
Colsonyea i was, it was alot of fun and i just enjoyed it all.tobinand tell me a little bit about the state championship, your victory, and you won what 6-1?
Colsonyes sirtobinwas it easy for you as the score would indicate?colsoni don't want to brag but uh yea.
The competition wasn't amazing but it was still alot of fun.tobin you have to still be proud of the acomplishment for sure?
Colsonyes sir.tobindoes this help you at all, confidence wise?
I mean moving forward with whatever you do next that you win an event like this and now you're a state champion?
Colsonyea it does i mean im going into another tournament and i've got a state title and im gonna carry that with me.
Tobinfor the rest of your life you can say i was a state champion in highschool.colson yes sir.tobinmoving on i mean you're a sophomore but down the road you're already looking towards colleges what would you like to do?
Colsoni do want to play tennis in college for d1 in texas so, baylor, a&m, something like that.tobinbut over the course of the summer you're competing in usta events.colsonyes sir.tobinso tell me about those usta events and how many you plan on competiting in this summer.
Colsonusta over the summer i'll play 3 tournaments maybe, and the competition is better, it will be tougher but it'll also be fun and i enjoy it.
Tobinand you enjoy the challenge.colsonyes sir.tobin for sure, let's talk a little professional tennis.
Everybody kinda has players that they enjoy watching or maybe try to pattern the game after.
Is there anybody you watch thats a favorite of yours?colson novak djokovic,tobinand do you try to pattern your game after him at all or?colsoni do, yes sir.tobinwhat would you say is similar, obviously on a lower level but.colsonyeah, i mean maybe athleticism.
He's a really athletic person and i like to say i am too, and i dont know i just like to compare us.tobinwhats one thing you'd like to see your game improve most upon?
Is it the serving?
Is it the footwork?
Is it the power?
What would you like to see improve?colsoni want to be more consistent, i dont want to make very many mistakes that could just give my opponent more free points, so i wanna stay and get as consistent as i can.tobin colson congratulations you truly are a texoma talent, and you are a state champion.colson thank youtobinwe'll have more sports sunday, right after this.