Stevens Point Gazette Senior Spotlight: Brock Birrenkott, Pacelli football
By Jacob Heid
STEVENS POINT — This edition of the Stevens Point Gazette Senior Spotlight highlights a first-team defensive player for the Pacelli Cardinals. Senior Brock Birrenkott was fourth in the CWC in tackles, with 92 as a junior. One of his goals was to improve that stat, but to what number? Here is more about Birrenkott.
What is one goal you had in mind coming into the football season?
“One goal I had in mind is to have more than 100 tackles.”
Is there a nickname that everyone calls you?
“Brick because my name auto-corrects to Brick.”
What is your favorite Halloween candy?
“Reeses Peanut Butter Cups because I love peanut butter.”
If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
“If I could change one thing in the world it would be cancer-free.”
What are your plans after high school? Do you want to play football?
“I plan to play D3 football somewhere in Wisconsin and major in sports medicine.”
Would you rather go to a restaurant or make food at home?
“I would rather go to a restaurant because it’s faster than making food at home.”
Vacation in the states or abroad?
“Vacation in the states – Naples, FL because we usually vacation there as a family.”
What is your biggest dream?
“My biggest dream would be to become successful at whatever career path I choose.”
Do you like dogs or cats more?
“I like dogs more. We have two dogs, a Siberian husky and an English Setter.”
Best movie genre?
“I like horror movies. My favorite series of movies is Halloween.”
Birrenkott did reach his goal of 100 tackles. He totaled 109 tackles in the regular season.