Metcalfe has never played in the Class 2A boys’ tennis state tournament. He would like nothing better than to finish his prep career with a trip to the event with doubles partner Matthew Little.


Q: What is the best movie you’ve seen in the last year?

A: “Interstellar.”


Q: What are your three favorite apps?

A: Twitter, ESPN and Google Maps.


Q: Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter, and why?

A: Brent (@murrman5). I have no idea who Brent actually is, but he is hilarious.


Q: Three words your friends and teammates would use to describe your are ...

A: ... generous, emphatic and confident.


Q: At your first varsity practice, you felt …

A: … confident. I had a rather large false sense of self-worth.


Q: What did you work on most prior to the season?

A: Trying to perfect the “tweener” a la Roger Federer.


Q: What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete?

A: A St. Thomas Academy opponent swore at me and tried to fight me during the Class 2A, Section 3 quarterfinals last year.


Q: If you could change one thing about high school sports, what would it be?

A: Free admission to all sporting events for students.


Q: Name one sport you wish you could play that you don’t?

A: Volleyball. The possibility of wearing spandex entices me.


Q: How do you balance school and sports during the year?

A: School gets my undivided attention from 7:25 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Tennis gets the rest.


Q: What is the best sports advice you ever received?

A: “You shouldn’t care what your opponents think of you.”