The week of October 12th, we are featuring junior Isaac Young as our “Love Maroon Live Gold Athlete of the week”! This cross country runner shows great Jordan Pride and is a role model for many student-athletes. Issac sets an example for others on the course and in the classroom. He is top of his class and manages to balance sports and academics. Isaac is passionate about everything he does and always puts forth his best efforts. He represents the “Love Maroon Live Gold Athlete” well!
At Orono this year Isaac ran a time of 17:29, which is his new PR. However, at sections, Isaac felt he ran his best race of the season. He placed 21st with a time of 17:47. Additionally, he was the first finisher for the boy’s cross country team. Learn more about Isaac below:
How long have you been playing your sport?
3rd year running cc
What is your pregame meal?
Pasta the night before
What is your favorite memory?
My favorite memory from cc is our adventure run when we ditched our coach
Do you have any superstitions?
If you had one superpower what would it be and why?
The power to time travel to make money betting on things
If you could choose one teammate to be stuck on a deserted island with who would it be and why?
Aiden Langheim because as well as running with me he is one of my best friends.
Who is your favorite athlete?
Max Ceplacha (graduated last year) also favorite teammate of everyone
Do you have any nicknames? If so, how did it become your nickname?
Seniors call me Young instead of Isaac so they don’t confuse me with Isaac Dold
What sport do you wish you could play? Why?
No other sports besides the ones I play
Which teammate do you admire the most? Why?
Isaac Dold for being such a hard worker and role model even going through injuries
What’s your favorite food?
If you’re having a bad day what cheers you up?
What is your favorite TV show?
What’s your favorite quote?
If you’re not first, you’re last