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Fan Favorite

Here you can find who was voted the "Fan Favorite" by fans from each Game of the Week, and some information about them. Congratulations to those who show up on this page!

Winter 2014

Competitive Basketball GOTW- January 31st, 2014

Women's: Kelsey Neves from the Freeze

Congratulations to Kelsey Neves, who was voted this weeks most recent Fan Favorite from last Friday Night's game of the week in Women's Basketball! She scored 6 points to help lead the Freeze to a 66-56 Win over the Wildcats. Well done Kelsey! Kelsey is form Gilbert, AZ and is a Physical Therapy major.

Fall 2013

Competitive Soccer GOTW- October 12, 2013

Women's: Lisa Barnes from the FreezeLisa Barnes plays for the Freeze in Women's Soccer

Lisa's hometown is Savannah, Georgia and she is 19 years old.

Major: Secondary Education

How long player has been playing the sport: 15 years

Favorite Pre-game Music: "I guess anything with a good beat, Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis. I like everything so its easy to get pumped to whatever."

Plans for the future: "Become a high school history teacher and coach their girls (or boys) soccer team."

Men's: Tikal Jonson from the HawksTikal Jonson plays for the Hawks in Men's Soccer

Tikal's hometown is Lehi, Utah and he is 18 years old.

Major: Accounting

How long player has been playing the sport: 10 years

Favorite Pre-game Music: "I love listening to Classical music and or Movie Soundtracks before games."

Plans for the future: "I am leaving on January 7th, 2014 to serve in the Spain, Barcelona Mission!  I also hope to coach soccer, get married, start a family, and play soccer for as long possible."

Competitive Ultimate Frisbee GOTW- October 19, 2013

Women's: Angela Zhang from the SpartansAngela Zhang plays for the Spartans in Women's Ultimate Frisbee

Angela's hometown is Toronto, Canada and she is 18 years old.

Major: Accounting

How long player has been playing the sport: First semester

Favorite Pre-game Music: "Anything upbeat."

Plans for the future: "To be independent (: ."

Men's: Michael Warr from the TitansMichael Warr plays for the Titans in Men's Ultimate Frisbee

Michael's hometown is Los Angeles, California.

Major: Communications

A little bit about Michael: "I'm from Los Angeles California. I'm a Communications major. This is my 7th semester. I'm single... like always... but I've gone on so many dates that I should've been married 3 times by now according to BYUI standards. After BYUI, I want to get my MBA, and eventually own my own business. I like long walks on the beach, flipping girls while country dancing, and cooking delicious food for friends.... or beautiful ladies. If I could be a super hero, I would be Captain America because he throws his shield like a boss! If only all my throws were as accurate as his, that would be awesome."

Competitive Football GOTW- October 26, 2013

Game 1: Cody Clobes from the Wildcats

Cody Clobes from the Wildcats

Cody's hometown is Ventura, California and he is 18 years old.

Major: Political Science

How long player has been playing the sport: 5 years

Favorite Pre-game Music: Country

Plans for the future: "Attend BYUI, play football, go dirtbiking, make money!"

Game 2: Kevin Barber from the Wolverines

Kevin's hometown is Rigby, Idaho, he is 28 years old, and has been married for two and a half years.

Major: Business Finance

How long player has been playing the sport: "For Competitive Football, this is my only semester playing, I'll be graduating in December."

Favorite Pre-game Music: "Anything with a good beat, no classical."

Plans for the future: "Hopefully get a job and start a family."

Competitive Volleyball GOTW- November 2, 2013

Men's: Mike Flagg from the Wildcats

Mike Flagg from the Wildcats Men's Volleyball Team

Mike's hometown is Las Vegas, Nevada. 

How long player has been playing the sport: 8 years

Favorite Pre-game Music: "I love listening to some kind of rock/punk music.  A Day to Remember/Yellowcard/early 2000's stuff."

Plans for the future: "I'm hoping to get on a volleyball traveling team and married some day."

Competitive Soccer Championship- November 9, 2013

Women's: Megan Thorne from the Vikings

Megan Thorne from the Vikings Women's Soccer Team

Megan's hometown is Las Vegas, Nevada and she is 21 years old.

Major: Elementary Education

Favorite part about the championship game: "The high intensity of it, both teams fought hard until the very end."

What do you like about Competitive Sports?: "I really love how Christlike each of the teams I have played on are every single semester. It's a lot different than the competitive sports programs I grew up with."

Future plans involving soccer?: "Yes, after college I would like to start coaching competitive soccer."

Player's soccer idol: Mia Hamm

Men's: Tikal Jonson from the Hawks

Tikal Jonson from the Hawks Men's Soccer Team

Tikal's hometown is Lehi, Utah and he is 18 years old.

Major: Accounting

Favorite part about the championship game: "My favorite part of the Championship Game was playing next to Scott Staples on defense, he is one of the best defenders I've ever played with!  I also enjoyed listening to my obnoxious roommate Todd, who was constantly yelling from the stands."

What do you like about Competitive Sports?: "I like the fact that I can play soccer at a high level, while still having fun and being around great people."

Future plans involving soccer?: "I plan on playing soccer for the rest of my life, even when I become that old guy who can barely move around the field.  I also plan on coaching and refereeing soccer at the youth level later on in life.  I hope to give back to the soccer community throughout my life to grow the sport here in the United States."

Player's soccer idol: "Michael Bradley (USA and Roma) or Olivier Giroud (France and Arsenal)."

Competitve Ultimate Frisbee Championship- November 16, 2013

Women's: Klaire Bryce from the Titans

Klaire Bryce from the Titans

Klaire's hometown is Pima, Arizona and she is 18 years old.

Major: Elementary Education

Favorite part about the championship game: "Seeing our team come together and finishing strong."

What do you like about Competitive Sports?: "I love meeting people who love having a good time just as much as I do."

Future plans involving Ultimate Frisbee: "I'm going to playing for a looong time."

What has been your favorite part about playing Ultimate Frisbee?: "It is really laid back but intense at the same time."

Competitive Football Championship- November 23, 2013

David Clegg from the Bruins

David Clegg from the Bruins

David's hometown is Portland, Oregon and he is 19 years old.

Major: Spanish

Favorite part about the championship game: "My favorite part was the whole entire game. It was a close game the entire way through. Both teams fought so hard, and if we had made that field goal, we would have won. None the less, it was an amazing game."

What do you like about Competitive Sports?: "I love that we have a chance to play the sports that we really all love to play, and to do it in such an amazing environment where everyone is there simply for the love of the game."

Future plans involving Football: "I will continue to play competitive football with the school up until I graduate. I love football, it love everything about it. When I graduate, I plan to play in the semi pro league."  

Player's Football idol: "Ameer Abdullah, who is the Nebraska running back. The way he plays, the intensity that he brings to the field, the magic that happens every time he touches the ball, and the sportsmanship that he displays."