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Senior Spotlight: Haley Kornburger

Oct. 4, 2017

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- MSU Swimming and Diving will feature Senior Spotlights throughout the 2017-18 season.


Q: Who’s your favorite sports figure?

A: Katie Ledecky is my favorite sports figure.


Q: Who was your childhood idol?

A: My Uncle Mike


Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: The Proposal


Q: What’s a place you’d like to visit?

A: Anywhere in Europe.


Q: Who is the most famous person you’ve met?

A: Allison Schmitt


Q: What is your favorite professional sports team?

A: The Green Bay Packers are my favorite team.


Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Steak and potatoes


Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: One Tree Hill


Q: What are your career plans?

A: I plan on teaching and coaching at the high school level.


Q: What is one thing you cant live without?

A: I can’t live without my phone.


Q: Do you have a pre-meet ritual?

A: I get my nails done.


Q: What is one thing that most people don’t know?

A: I used to be a sprinter.


Q: What is your biggest fear?

A: I have a fear of heights.


Q: Do you have a hidden talent?

A: iPhone photography


Q: What is the best way to spend the day off?

A: I love spending the day on the boat.


Q: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?

A: I would eat with Ryan Reynolds.


Q: What are you listening to on your iPhone right now?



A: “Anything” by One Republic


Q: What or who are you most proud of?

A: I’m most proud of my family.


Q: What are three words that describe you?

A: Determined, outgoing and helpful.


Q: Why did you choose Michigan State?

A: It felt like home the minute I stepped foot on campus.


Q: What led you to your major? What is your career aspiration?

A: I enjoy science and helping out children so teaching seems like a perfect fit for me. My career aspiration is to love what I do so I never have to “work” a day in my life.


Q: How did you spend your summer?

A: I spent the summer taking classes, training at MSU and coaching country club swimming at Walnut Hills.

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