Athlete of the Week: Nick Kosko

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Name: Nick Kosko

Sport: Soccer

Grade: 12


Kosko was a team captain this year, selected through a team vote.  As a player, he has constantly worked on improving his game and his mentality. As a senior, Kosko finished his high school soccer career playing at his best.

Coach Nick Miller’s Quote:

 “Over the years, Nick has been one of our most improved players.  He has consistently stepped up his level of play, and he ended his high school career playing his best as a starting left defender.  As a player, he is thoughtful, intelligent, and consistent.  As a captain he helped lead his team to a district championship, defeating rivals Huntingdon and Hollidaysburg along the way.  Always respectful, Nick helped not only on the field but off the field with his constructive comments and insight.”

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

Nick Kosko: “I signed up for AYSO at age 5.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

NK: “Rezball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

NK: “Pittsburgh Steelers”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

NK: “Lebron James”

EE: Favorite Food?

NK: “Pulled pork and mac & cheese in a waffle cone”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

NK: “Playing with a good group of gentlemen every year”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

NK: “Beating Hollidaysburg in the district semi-finals”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

NK: “My teammates, friends, family, and coaches”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

NK: “Practice and put in the time. It won’t happen overnight.”

EE: What are your future goals?

NK: “Attend Penn State”

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