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Senior Spotlight: Jake Mathison

Jake's favorite sports memory is hitting a game-winning buzzer beater in basketball sophomore year.

Editor's note: Throughout the school year Northfield Patch will profile Northfield High School senior athletes.

 
Name
Jake Mathison

What sports do you play during the year?
Football, basketball, baseball

Who was your favorite athlete growing up and why?
Sammy Sosa because he played baseball and was fun to imitate his home run trot.

How would you describe yourself in three words or less?
Hardworking, confident, thoughtful

What is your favorite subject in school?
Math

If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be and why?
LeBron James, just to see what an average day is like for him.

Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks out to you?
Hitting a game-winning buzzer beater in basketball sophomore year

What is your favorite quote and who said it?
"Be strong and do not give for your work will be rewarded."—2 Chronicles 15:7

What song do you listen to before games to get you pumped up?
300 violin orchestra

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why?
Mayan Temples/Egyptian pyramids because it is very fascinating

What has been the most exciting moment in your life so far?
Multiple things throughout my life have been exciting but nothing specific

What are your plans next year?
Go onto college and play baseball somewhere

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