Waterbury Republican Athlete of the Week
Class: Junior Twitter: @slipmike12 His week: Passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for two more scores in a
54-0 win over Kennedy.
Opposing player: Markell Dobbs, Ansonia.
Sports team: UConn football and basketball.
Sports personality: Shaq.
City: New York.
Celebrity: Jermain Cole.
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.
Athlete: Deshuan Watson.
TV show: SportsCenter.
Movie: Wolf of Wall Street.
Book: The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien.
Music artist: Meek Mill.
Sporting event: UConn games.
Meal: Pasta and meatballs.
Store: Dollar General.
Pizza topping: Cheese.
Dessert: Cinnamon rolls.
Junk food: Sour Patch watermelon.
Video game: NCAA Football.
Sports memory: Winning ‘C’ league baseball title
Funniest sports moment: During a Pop Warner game, I slide tackled the ball carrier thinking it was acceptable.
Worst sports injury: Concussion.
Superstition: Touching rock dedicated to Joe Laskowki outside locker room on way to and from field.
Dream college: Michigan.
Career ambition: Wall Street.
Coveted dinner companions:
Deshuan Watson and Michael Jordan.
Celebrity sighting: Ryan Gomes.
Biggest wish: To be wealthy.
Biggest fear: Failure.
Principal for a day: Declare a holiday.
10 years from now: Working on Wall Street, living in N.Y.
Most overused phrase: It is what it is.
Pet peeve: Being interrupted during thought process.
People would be surprised to know: Basketball is my favorite sport.
Describe yourself in one word:
Deserted island necessities:
Phone, candy and my dog.
Foreign country you’s most like to visit: Italy.
Witness any event: NCAA men’s football championship
Family athletic background:
My father played basketball and track at Wolcott High.
****Article from Waterbury Republican American, September 20, 2016