CINCINNATI - Nick Goepper wants Taylor Swift to be his Valentine.
The Tri-State's Olympic skier was shooting for the stars after winning a bronze medal Thursday.
But Taylor must not have tweeted back, because a few hours later the 19-year-old Goepper was holding a "Go On A Dream Date With Nick" contest:
Goepper told US Weekly that he will choose one female fan from his social media feed for a date.
"I mean, she was with her entourage but took the time to just kind of break away and chat with me for a minute. It was nice," Goepper told E! News.
"I feel like we kind of connected."
And there was more.
"She invited me to Rhode Island for a weekend … No, I'm just kidding," Goepper said.
Goepper has become a celebrity at the Sochi Olympics. The teen from Lawrenceburg, Ind., appeared on the "Today" show Friday morning after waking up to find his face on a Kellogg's Corn Flakes box.
The charming, handsome, grounded Midwesterner could be a great catch for Swift – or any of the many girls admiring him on Twitter.
For now, though, Goepper sounds like he's on the prowl:
"Ya hah-chi loob vee" I'm looking for love- in Russian— Nick Goepper (@NickGoepper) February 14, 2014
Is there ANYONE out there generous enough to be my Valentine? #sochiproblems— Nick Goepper (@NickGoepper) February 14, 2014
Goepper says he's having a blast and plans to hang out in Sochi for a while before coming home. He sent this shout-out to his home state: