Photo courtesy SWOSU Sports Info.

Today the OSN Spotlight, presented by Blackbeard Marine, shines on Nick Shoemaker!BlackBeardMarine-OKC-Kingston-Tulsa-New-2017

• Southwestern basketball

• Hometown: Bartlesville, Okla.

• Business administration major expected to graduate in May 2019, also currently working on MBA

• Played football, basketball and baseball in high school; plays basketball at SWOSU

• Favorite teams: The New England Patriots (I am a big Tom Brady fan, love how he attacks the game and the fire and competitiveness that he has), the San Antonio Spurs (love how they play basketball the right way), and the OKC Thunder 

• Favorite sports moment – personal: “Making three 3’s in the GAC tournament in my hometown and high school gym.”

• Favorite sports moment – overall: “Being a part of a collegiate sports team. Always been a dream of mine to play college basketball and to be able to do that and do that at such a good university brings so many good moments and memories.”

• What do you like most about SWOSU? “The people. Everyone is so nice and so welcoming. Throughout my five years here I have met so many great people that support me in everything I do.”

• Who do you most look up to? “My parents, they have set the example for me in all aspects of life. They have showed me what hard work, dedication, and perseverance can get you in life. I am so thankful for everything that have done for me.”

• Goals: “To make the most of my last year of competitive basketball, to bring energy and competitive spirit every day in practice and games, and to have fun and enjoy it!”