CLAIRE BUTORAC: A Sight To See Would Be Wayne Gretsky in His Prime


Wearing #7 on the Women’s Hockey team, Claire Butorac is the alternate captain and a senior forward from Andover, Minn. A two-time WCHA All-Academic Team in her sophomore and junior year, she is also a 2020-21 recipient of the Maverick Pride Award. She appeared in all games her freshman, sophomore and junior year.

  • What three words best describe you? positive, hardworking, and caring 
  • What tops your list of pet peeves? People who chew their food loudly
  • Who is your all-time favorite sports star? Connor McDavid
  • What three items can always be found in your refrigerator? Fruit and Coffee
  • What skill would you like to master? Playing an instrument
  • What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with, but you just don’t get the point of? Pinterest
  • Who are three persons, living or dead, you would like to invite for dinner? Great grandparents
  • What is something you will NEVER do again? I honestly can’t think of anything
  • What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Road trip cross country
  • If you could have a super power, what would it be? To be able to be invisible
  • If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? Any game of Wayne Gretzky in his prime
  • If you had to eat at a fast-food restaurant for the rest of your life, what would it be? Panera (if that counts as fast food)
  • Who is your celebrity crush? Matthew McConaughey
  • What fictional character would you like to meet? Harry Potter
  • What is one thing that should be taught in school but isn’t? How to do taxes/manage money
  • What was your favorite activity as a child? Water sports at the cabin
  • What is your go-to song at the moment? Easy on me – Adele 
  • When you want to give up and quit, what keeps you going? Remembering how good it will feel to reach the final goal
  • How long do you think you would last in a zombie apocalypse? 1-2 days 
  • What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? The small-town feel and how the community rallies around the school activities but specifically their support for Maverick athletics.

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