D6 Athlete of the Week - Evan Stienike
"Evan has an implacable work ethic. He is always looking for ways to grow and develop as an athlete. He was voted team captain by his teammates because of his friendly personality and leadership. Our program will definitely miss him next year!" - Gus Aguirre, Soccer Coach
Student Name: Evan Stienike
School: Frontier Academy
Stats: 11 goals; 8 assists
Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:
"Going to state my freshman year of high school in 2021. Also, making playoffs all four years of my high school career."
What are your goals for this season?
"My goals this season was to end it on a good note and to become a better player."
How do athletics make you a better student?
"Athletics help me be a better student because it teaches me to focus on tasks at hand."
What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?
"I take a breath and have a good mindset going into any situation."
What is the best part about competing?
"Just having a goal with the team and playing teams that are better than us. Figuring out a solution to our problem."
What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?
"My college plan is to find a school to play soccer for, and learn about construction management."
What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?
"It is an amazing sport to play and to learn new things, and it can bring new brings into your life."
What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?
"My song this year that I would listen to before a game is '56 Nights' by Future."
What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?
"A Jimmy Johns Sandwich."