FEATURE: Tyler Clonts

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Nickname: Ti

Favorite Coach quote: "You cannot be a team of common men, because common men go no where. You have to be uncommon."

How did you spend your offseason: Training the same as if I was in season.

What is your favorite hobby: Soccer.

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning the State Championship.

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you'd keep and why: My dog, because he's the coolest dog ever.

What is the best book you've ever read: The Hobbit

What is your favorite scripture: 1 Nephi 3:7

Your advice to youngsters: Work hard and it will pay off.

Who has been the greatest influence on your athletic career: My dad, because he worked with me and put up with me for countless hours.

Who's the most famous person you've ever met: Pete Rose

What is your favorite holiday: Christmas, because there are presents and I get to see my family.

What was your favorite toy as a child: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures.

What is in your car CD player right now: Boys Like Girls: The Great Escape

What's your favorite cereal: Fruity Pebbles

Why did you choose to compete in tennis: Because I love everything about it.

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