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Senior linebacker Nick Mistretta
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin

In the Lion Light: Football's Nick Mistretta

Name: Nick Mistretta

Position: Outside linebacker

Hometown: Nanuet, N.Y.

Major: Sociology/Pre-Law

Why did you choose Columbia? Great campus and community

Favorite moment in a game: Winning

Best moment in a Columbia uniform: Beating Brown in 2009

What advice would you give to future Columbia teammates? Put a smile on and enjoy it

Future plans: Law school

Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption

Favorite meal: Sunday pasta

Favorite NFL team: Jets

Favorite NFL player: Jonathan Vilma

Best part about Columbia football: The football community

Teammate most likely to become president: Neil Schuster

Funniest teammate: Mike Waller

This article originally appeared in the October 29 edition of the Columbia Football game day program.

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