D6 Athlete of the Week - Freli Ndayishimiye
"Freli is one of those student athletes who has overcome a lot in his life to be successful, and he is recently coming off a very successful football campaign. He has become a mainstay at the castle and basketball team, and is always seen with a smile on his face. He is a hardworking student and athlete, and we are excited to honor Freli. And, look forward to his accomplishments in the upcoming basketball season." - Sean Scribbick, Greeley Central High School Athletic Director
Student Name: Freli Ndayishimiye
School: Greeley Central High School
Sport(s): Basketball and Football
Position(s): Basketball - Point Guard/Small Forward; Football - Linebacker
Stats: Averaged 10 tackles per football game
What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments?
"I would have to say how we battle every Friday night, and my most memorable athletic accomplishments would have to be beating West after they talked so much on the internet!"
What are your goals for this season?
"For my upcoming season goals for basketball, me and the whole team are trying to have a winning season so that we make it to the sweet 16 and make it even farther if we can."
How do athletics make you a better student?
"How athletics make me a better student is that it helps me stay on top of school work and just make good decisions overall."
What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?
"I use pressure as an opportunity to grow!!"
What is the best part about competing?
"The best part about competing for me is guarding on their main player to the point they just don't want to go to heads with me anymore, and make them hate me as much as they can."
What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?
"My plans after I graduate high school is to become a fireman."
What is on your Pre-Competition Music Playlist?
"My pre-competition music playlist is pretty much anything that has to do with Meek Mill, Lil durk, Juice wlrd, and some A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie."
What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?
"My go-to pre-competition food would have to be Qdoba. You can never go wrong with Qdoba."