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D6 Athlete of the Week - Daniel Hidalgo

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"Daniel is everything a coach could want in a student athlete. He is committed to excellence in the classroom and on the court. He leads with his example, takes time to work with our younger students, and is our hardest worker. He is a tremendous athlete, but a better person. It is not hard to figure out why Daniel finds success in everything he does." - Tyler McNeece, Basketball Coach

Student Name: Daniel HidalgoD6 Athlete of the Week Daniel Hidalgo 2022

School: Greeley Central High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Basketball, Tennis

Position(s): Basketball - Forward; Tennis - 3 Singles

Stats: Not enough games to have average stats yet. 

Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:

"All-Conference Honorable Mention (Tennis)." 


What are your goals for this season? 

"I want Greeley Central guy's basketball to make it to playoffs."


How do athletics make you a better student?

"Athletics make it easier to lead group activities, communicate with my teachers, and compete with others."


What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?

"I try to slow things down for myself, and assess what's going on before I decide on how to react." 


What is the best part about competing? 

"I love a challenge and the effort it takes to outwork your opponent." 


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

"I hope to go to college and play basketball at the collegiate level." 


What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?

"Work hard, stay committed, and learn as much as you can."


What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

"I don't have one." 


What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?