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D6 Athlete of the Week - Niko Antuna


Student Name: Niko AntunaAthlete of the Week Niko Antuna

School: Northridge High School

Grade Level: Senior

Sport(s): Track and Field, Basketball, Football, Soccer

Position(s): Track- 800m, 400m, 4x800m, 4x400m, 1,600m; Basketball - Power Forward, Center; Football - Linebacker; Soccer - Right Back



What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments?

1. Breaking the school 4x800m record my sophomore year. 

2. Being in the top 25 in State for the 800m my junior year. 

3. Breaking 2:00 minutes in the 800. 

4. Taking 1st in the 800m six times. 


What are your goals for this upcoming season? 

My goal for this upcoming season is to go to State for the 800m run and break the school record at Northridge for the 800m run. 


What is one lesson you have learned from playing high school sports? 

The mind will shut down long before the body. When you think you're done, realize you've only tapped into 50% of what you're truly capable of. 


What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school? 

My career plans are to attend the University of Northern Colorado to pursue my software Engineering Degree and maybe run track for this university. 


What is on your Pre-Game Music Playlist? 

1. Til I collapse 

2. Last Breath

3. Lucky You

4. Middle Child

5. Congratulations

6. Iron

7. 1.5

8. Is you Ready


What is your go-to Pre-Game Food? 

A good 'ol turkey sandwich. 


Last Show you binge-watched? 

Game of Thrones on HBO.