Team: Poland Tornadoes
Position: Point Guard
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Soccer
Sport to watch: Basketball
Team: New York Knicks
Athlete: Amar'e Stoudemire
Class in school: Math
Movie: The Dark Knight
TV show: The Office
Actor: Johnny Depp
Song: "So Appalled"
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
I really enjoy basketball because it is fast-paced and unpredictable. There are many strategies, plays and skills to learn throughout the season and it has the ability to bring the best out of you.
Since it is a team sport, you have to learn to trust your teammates.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
Making a three to win the game at Old Forge as a sophomore.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
My father because he keeps me working hard and he has been coaching or watching my games since the beginning.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
Finding time for homework and reading assignments along with practices and games.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
Undecided about which college. I am deciding amongst Utica, SUNYIT and Le Moyne. Majoring in math.
appeared in March 1, 2011 edition of The Telegram