Team: Little Falls Mounties
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Baseball
Sport to watch: Baseball
Athlete: David Ortiz
Team: Boston Red Sox
Class in school: Government and Economics
TV show: Jersey Shore
Actor: Adam Sandler
Song: ‘Rubberband Man’ (remix)
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
I enjoy sports because of the competitiveness of them. With sports comes new friendships and also helps make old friendships stronger.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
The most memorable moment in my athletic career was in District 12 All-Stars and I was put in right field. One play that will always be in my memory will be that the ball was hit to me, base runner was rounding third base and I threw the ball all the way to home plate and I took our own catcher (Aaron Yallowitz) out. I ended up having to catch the rest of the game and we ended up winning the game 7-6, in the seventh inning against Mohawk.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why
Someone that inspires me the most would have to be my dad. My dad, even though at times can be tough on me, I know he has and always will be there for me. He has helped me get out of any kind of problems I may have been in whether it be with school or with my sports.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
The greatest challenge(s) I have faced while balancing academics and sports is always keeping up on my homework and keeping my grades up.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
After graduating high school I plan on attending Mohawk Valley Community College, majoring in Business Management and playing baseball for the MVCC Hawks and Coach Dave Warren. After MVCC I plan to go down south to play baseball and to finish my Business degree.
appeared in May 7, 2011 edition of The Times