Sept. 5, 2017
As we gear up for and continue through the 2017-18 season, members of the Virginia wrestling team took some time to sit down and answer a few questions to provide a little insight and help our fans get to know them better as student-athletes.
Name: Cam Harrell
Major: African-American Studies
Classification: Redshirt Sophomore
Weight Class: 157/165
Hometown: Arnold, Maryland
High School: McDonogh School
What do you love most about competing as a Virginia Cavalier?
I love that I am competing for the Cavalier community, a community that will support me through thick and thin.
Why did you choose Virginia?
I felt like Virginia was a place where I could grow as a man and surround myself with other positive influences.
What defines a Cavalier?
A Cavalier is a go-getter. A person who isn’t afraid to battle and push themselves to the limits to achieve their goals.
Who or what motivates you in your sport?
What are your goals for the season?
To become the best I can be.
Favorite family vacation?
Trips to our lake house in New Hampshire.
Hip-Hop and Global Movements
Favorite breakfast food?
Chocolate chip pancakes
What would you sing at Karaoke night?
b.u.d.d.y by Musiq Soulchild
Teammates would describe you as?
Positive and energetic
Who is your hero and why?
My older brother, Collin, for his consistency and commitment. Staying the course.
Name one thing most people probably don’t know about you?
I am passionate about photography.
Besides your own sport, what’s a sporting event on Grounds that fans need to experience at least once and why?
All of them. I’ve never seen a more exciting and passionate athletic community. Every team leaves it all out there when the whistle blows.
If you could play any other sport, what would it be?
If you could give any advice to younger athletes entering the sport what would it be?
Don’t focus on the winning and losing. Focus on getting better every time you step out on the mat.
Nickname (is there a story you can share that goes with it)?
Favorite TV show?
Game of Thrones
What is your biggest fear?
A freelance photographer
Best Athletic Memory?
Winning my first high school state championship.
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