Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sam Ortmann

By Logan Myhre-

 

This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Sam Ortmann, a junior from Buffalo, Minn. Ortmann is a guard on the University of Wisconsin­Stout men’s basketball team and a Business Administration major.

Why did you choose Stout?

“When I came to visit, I really liked the campus. It had my major, and I thought it was a good fit for basketball.”

Outside of school and athletics, what are some other things you like to do?

“I enjoy hanging out with friends, playing golf with my dad and brothers and napping.”

What are a few interesting facts about yourself?

“I have 5 older brothers. I go crazy over fantasy football (Free fantasy football, of course).”

Who is your favorite pro-athlete and why?

“Teddy Bridgewater. He’s the key to turning the Vikings around and I still haven’t lost hope.”