SAW: Matt Mahoney
It's wednesday and you know what that means ?
"* it's time o give out our student?
"* athlete of the week award.
"*m* news three sports director ?
"* kaleb gillock ?
"* joins us with this week's honoree./// (?
"* the lourdes hockey team isn't willing to settle this year.
They're on a mission to put w's in the win column.
This past saturday, they got their first win of the season after a big contribution from our student?
"* athlete of the week.xxx very coachable, looks you in the eye when you're talking to him, asks questions about things that he can improve on ?
"* what he needs to do to be a better hockey player.
A very pleasant young man to coach.
Lourdes hockey head coach ?
"* jeff true ?
"* speaks highly of what matt mahoney brings to the eagles' lineup.
Well he's one of the hardest working kids on the team.
I mean we haven't had a lot of time to work together this year but i had him in the summer.
Again ?*- just a hard, gritty kid that works every shift, works every day in practice and brings everything he can to the team.
It's been nearly two years havea game.
That all changed on saturday when mahoney scored a hat trick ?
"* helping lourdes o a five to four victory over la crescent?
It's a game he won't soon forget.
Joy i guess, just pure joy playing with my teammates over there and just winning the game ?
"* getting the goals for them.
Saturday's performance serves as a testament to all of the work put in during the offseason.
I work out every day.
I try and go in my garage ?
"* stick handling, shooting ad all of that.
Also, just other sports help too, like football.
Getting that physicality in and just trying to get that mental game in too.
I mean he's one of those kids that wants to get better at his trade and hespends the time doing that.
He spends the time working out and taking the extra time to get better.
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