DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke wrestling team travels to Davidson on Saturday, February 2. Recently, GoDuke.com sat down with senior Diego Bencomo to learn more about the Phoenix, Ariz., native.
GoDuke.com: What has been your favorite class at Duke? Diego Bencomo: My favorite class was a psychology on alcohol and drugs in society class.
GoDuke.com: What has been your proudest moment at Duke? DB: Making it to the round of 12 at NCAAs.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite place to study on campus? DB: The reading room in Bostock Library.
GoDuke.com: If you won the lottery what would be the first thing you would do? DB: I would probably travel the world. My first choice would be Rome.
GoDuke.com: What did you want to be when you were a child? DB: A firefighter.
GoDuke.com: When did you start wrestling? What is one of your earliest memories? DB: I started wrestling in sixth grade. One of my first memories that stuck with me was when I went to state in Illinois. It was the first time I had gone it was memorable because I got really motivated after that.
GoDuke.com: What advice would you give freshmen wrestlers at Duke? DB: Come to Duke and live your life. Focus on academics and wrestling and try not to get too distracted with all of the other stuff.
GoDuke.com: What is one thing that always puts you in a good mood? DB: Food.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite food? DB: Arroz con leche. I don't know the name of it in English. It's a dessert. It's almost like rice pudding with very sweet milk and cinnamon.
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