Off The Field With Mark Tolzien

Mark Tolzien

Nicknames: Marky Mark, Funky Bunch

Favorite Musician: Eric Church

Favorite Book: Ultramaraton Man by Dean Karnazes

Favorite Song: Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve

Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite Movie: Caddyshack

Favorite TV Show: The King of Queens

Favorite Magazine: Sports Illustrated

Favorite Sport other than Football: Hockey

Favorite Sports Figure: Michael Jordan

Favorite Class at Holy Cross: Ethics in an Aging Society

Favorite Road Trip: Colgate in 2010

One Word to Describe Coach Gilmore: Passionate

One Team I would Like to Add to the Schedule: Wisconsin

Nobody Knows How Much I Like: To Play Roller Hockey

Craziest Ambition: Own the Chicago Cubs

Dream Job: NHL Penalty Box Attendant

Favorite Web Site:

People I Admire Most: My Brothers, Scott and Mike

Best Word to Describe Me: Competitive

One Person from History I Would Like to Have Dinner with: Pat Tillman

Advice to Young Athletes: The greatest opportunities in life are the ones that test us the most. Hard work always pays off.

Why I Chose Holy Cross: To leave my comfort zone, win football games and get one of the  best educations in the country.

This story originally appeared in the November 12 edition of the Holy Cross Game Day Program, for the contest between the Crusaders and Lafayette. To order a copy of the program, click here.