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Athlete of the Week: Jake Meredith

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Name: Jake Meredith

Grade: Junior

Sport: Track and Field

Accomplishment:

At the District VI Track and Field Championships on Tuesday, May 16, Jake placed 3rd in the long jump and qualified for States with a new personal best jump of 21’3”…14

Coach Chris Shedd’s Quote:

“I’m very proud of Jake for placing 3rd in the long jump and qualifying for States. Jake is a gamer – he steps up his game when the pressure is on. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if he PR’s again at the State meet on Friday.”

Eagle Eye: How did you get involved in this sport?

Jake Meredith: I got involved on track and field day in 3rd grade.

EE: What other sport(s) do you play?

JM: Football, Basketball, and Tennis 

EE: What’s your favorite sports team?

JM: The Teaberry Freeze Tag Team

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

JM: John Cena and Parker Mitchell 

EE: Who is your hero? Why? 

JM: Parker Mitchell. He is a future Zip of Akron University.

EE: Favorite band/musician?

JM: Zack Brown Band!

EE: Favorite movie?

JM: Paul Blart,  Mall Cop 1 & 2

EE: Favorite food?

JM: Number 13 from BK

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes? 

JM: Work hard and you can achieve anything!

EE: What are your future goals? 

JM: To attend college and continue my athletic career.

      

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