CALLA FRANK: Soaring Among the Clouds at Sunset…or Netflix? That’s a No-Brainer

Action photo of Maverick goaltender Calla Frank catching a puck at the net.
Calla Frank, two-time WHCA Goaltender of the Week this season.
Calla Frank


The sophomore from Hugo, Minn., is following her passion as an aviation major at Minnesota State Mankato. Goaltender for the Maverick women’s hockey team, she finished the season as the WHCA Goaltender of the Week following her play at No.7 Minnesota Duluth Feb. 20-21. This is Frank’s second time of being awarded the honor this season.

  • What three words best describe you? Competitive, gritty and loyal
  • What tops your list of pet peeves? Lying
  • If you could be any animal, what would it be and why? A bunny because it’s my favorite animal
  • Who is your all-time favorite sports star? Shannon Szabados
  • What is your most prized possession? Airplane
  • What three items can always be found in your refrigerator? Cranberry juice, pickles and coconut water
  • If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time Fly more often
  • What skill would you like to master? German
  • What movie title or movie best describes your life? The aviator
  • What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of? Watching tv shows
  • If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have? Still want to be a pilot, other than that a dietitian
  • Who inspires you to be better? Family, especially three little brothers
  • What is something you will NEVER do again? Go camping in tents
  • What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Go on an airplane ride during sunset or sunrise
  • If you could have a super power, what would it be? Mind reading
  • If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?  Buy an airplane
  • If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?1980 Olympic miracle on ice
  • What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? Family-like culture with teammates
  • If you were stuck on an island, what three things would you bring with you? Water, food and phone
  • If you had to eat at a fast-food restaurant for the rest of your life, what would it be? Jersey Mike’s
  • Who is your celebrity crush? Carter Hart
  • What memory instantly makes you smile? Flying a plane solo or winning section final senior year in high school
  • If you had the option to know the date and circumstance of your death, would you? Yes
  • What is one thing you want to accomplish or experience in your life? Fly for a major airline
  • How long do you think you would last in a zombie apocalypse? A week


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