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MSOC | Muscle Milk Newcomer of the Week Max Mirner
Release: Tuesday 06/09/2014 
by SMC Athletics

Each week an incoming Saint Mary's student-athlete is highlighted on SMCGaels.com as the Muscle Milk Newcomer of the Week.  This week's selection is incoming freshmen men's soccer player Max Mirner.  A native of Lafayette, Calif., Mirner graduates this month from Acalanes High School.

 

Q:  What attracted you to Saint Mary’s?
MM:  I loved the feeling and size of the school. Also, obviously because of the great soccer program.

Q:  Describe your most memorable sports moment as a youth athlete
MM:  My most memorable sports moment was when I was called up to play in my first professional game with the San Jose Earthquakes reserves this past October.  I played a solid 35 minutes with some great players including Quakes legend Ramiro Corrales, Walter Martinez and Sam Garza

Q:  If you could invite four people from any walk of life to dinner, who would you invite?
MM:  Lionel Messi, Steve Jobs, Will Ferrell and Cameron Diaz

Q:  What is something most people don’t know about you?  Any special talents or hobbies?
MM:  I love to backpack, ski, and wakeboard when I'm not playing soccer. I'm also an Eagle Scout

Q:  If you didn’t play soccer, what sport would you play?
MM:  Hockey or Skiing

Q:  Who is your favorite sports personality?
MM:  Messi. So humble

Q:  Which country do you think is going to win the upcoming World Cup?
MM:  Germany or Brazil

Q:  What are your favorite professional sports teams and why?
MM:  Man City, Barca, Golden State Warriors and the Green Bay Packers.  Most of my favorite players play on those teams.  And, I've owned a share in the Packers since I was 4 years old.

Q:  What is your favorite television show & why?
MM:  Shark Tank.  I like hearing about peoples inventions and how much their companies can be worth.

Q:  What is your favorite book & why?
MM:  I'd have to go with Zeitoun by Dave Eggers.  Very interesting and detailed story of real life events.

Q:  What is your favorite food & why?
MM:  My mom's enchiladas.  They are so delicious my mouth waters every time before we eat them.

Q:  Is there a special person who has made a significant impact in your life?  Why?
MM:  My parents.  They have shaped me into the mature and hardworking young man I am today.  I can't thank them enough