MacKenzie Kurek, Angel Soto and Matt Wierzbicki named Goshen Gladiator Student-Athletes of the
September 26, 2016 -
This week’s Goshen Gladiator Student Athletes of the Week are Varsity
girls soccer star MacKenzie Kurek and football players Angel Soto and
Senior Mackenzie Kurek is a team captain on the girls soccer team and
has helped to lead the team to a 6-1 record thus far. On the season, she
has scored 11 goals and registered 8 assists in 7 games. She has been a
member of the varsity soccer team since her freshman year and she has
been an integral part of the past three Division III and Section IX
Mackenzie is also a member of the two-time defending Division
Championship girls lacrosse team. Furthermore, she is a member of the
World Champion Odyssey of the Mind team, and is completing a senior
internship this semester. She recently committed to Pace University and
will continue her academic and athletic career as a member of their
women’s soccer team.
The Gladiator football team picked up a huge homecoming victory this
past weekend, 27-13 over Monticello, that improves their record to 2-2.
Senior quarterback Matt Wierzbicki had a great game, throwing for a
touchdown, running for a touchdown, and catching an interception. Matt
has rushed for over 400 yards and 3 TDs and has thrown for over 200
yards with 5 TDs on the season. He is looking to continue his football
career at the collegiate level next year.
First year player, Senior Angel Soto, electrified the homecoming crowd
with a 75 yard punt return. He has over 200 yards and 3 touchdowns on
the season and also plays very solid at cornerback, recording one
Angel was also a member of our 2016 Division Champion basketball team.
He is very excited for the upcoming season. Angel is still weighing his
college options, but is excited to continue his athletic career at the
Best of luck to our student-athletes of the week and their teams for the
remainder of the fall season. Go Goshen!
Pictured above (from left to
right): Angel Soto, Mackenzie Kurek and Matt Wierzbicki.