DURHAM, N.C.- The Duke men's wrestling team concluded their regular season over the weekend with a loss to Appalachian State University. Their next competition will take place at the ACC Championships in Chapel Hill, N.C., on March 3rd, 2012. Recently, GoDuke.com sat down with senior wrestlyer Nick Adamo to learn more about the Closter, N.J., native.
GoDuke.com: Do you have any embarrassing music on your iPod?
Nick Adamo: I have some Brittany Spears, and I guess my guilty pleasure is a little Lady Gaga.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite movie?
NA: "Terminator 2"
GoDuke.com: Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions? If so what are they?
NA: I guess it's just doing the same routine every time, trying to be constant in whatever I do.
GoDuke.com: What's been your biggest obstacle that you've had to overcome?
NA: I had a surgery at the end of last year, and getting over it is taking much longer than I expected with all the physical therapy. I am happy to at least be back for the last match, but unfortunately that's all I have been able to wrestle.
GoDuke.com: What is on your bucket list?
NA: Travel. I've been to the Caribbean, but I've never been to Europe and the place I really want to visit most in New Zealand.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite home-cooked meal?
NA: My mom pretty much cooks pasta every night and we have home-made pasta sauce, so it's good.
GoDuke.com: Can you cook? If so, what are you good at making?
NA: I dabble. I kind of just follow after my mom, I cook some pasta, I'm not nearly as good as her, but I try.
GoDuke.com: What has been your favorite class at Duke?
NA: Organic Chemistry. It's what made me decided to be a Chemistry major.
GoDuke.com: What has been your toughest class at Duke?
NA: Probably physical chemistry.
GoDuke.com: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
NA: Probably working as a doctor, I'm not sure where or what kind of doctor I'll be yet, but we'll see.
GoDuke.com: Who has had the most impact on your life?
NA: My parents because I look up to them. My dad works long hours and is a really hard worker and I respect that. My mom just has helped me so much throughout school, helping with projects or giving assistance when I was in trouble. She's always there to help.
GoDuke.com: I wish I knew how to ______.
GoDuke.Com: What is your worst habit?
NA: Not caring enough about sleep.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite restaurant in Durham?