Get to Know Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a fall Q&A feature profiling Summit League SAAC representatives. These SAAC representatives provide a glimpse into their personal life away from their sport and what it is like being a student-athlete.
In this week's installment, a senior swimmer on the Omaha women's swimming team, Logan Back, is profiled.
Name: Logan Back
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Eden Prairie
Sport: Women's Swimming
Major: Communications – PR & Advertising
What is your favorite vacation spot? Zion National Park in Utah.
What is currently on your music play list? The new Calvin Harris album.
What is your funniest memory from youth sports? Missing one of my races because I fell asleep in the locker room.
What do you remember about your first college competition? How supportive my teammates were.
Who was your favorite athlete growing up? Natalie Coughlin, she is one of the greatest swimmers in history.
Who is your favorite professional sports team? Green Bay Packers
What is your favorite television show or movie? Grey's Anatomy
What is the best advice you've ever received? Get involved!
What attracted you to your institution? My team and the city of Omaha.
What community service projects/organizations are you involved with outside of athletics? Helping coach Special Olympics.
What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete? Training with my best friends every day.
What is the greatest lesson you have learned from being a student-athlete? We get a lot of special opportunities as student-athletes, so take advantage of every single one.
What is your favorite spot on campus? The hot tub in the swim facility (HPER)
What is your dream job/career? I want to work in athletic communications for a professional sports team.
Your most prized possession is? My dog.
Do you have any superstitions? I'm not a very superstitious person.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I loved growing up in Minnesota, but I really want to travel and try living in a variety of places.
If you could have one superpower what would it be? My superpower would be that I could hold my breath forever, it would make swimming a lot easier.
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