Athlete’s Spotlight: Westborough High senior Dean Sudol
By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer
Coach: Matt Nofsinger
Notable Stats: 38 goals, 27 assists in 2011
When did you first start playing lacrosse?
“I started playing in third grade.”
Do you play any other sports?
“I play football, and I’m also on the swim team.”
Which of the three seasons leading up to this, your senior season, has meant the most?
“Last season meant the most because we played very well, even though we were a young team. We made the playoffs, which showed what kind of team we could be for this season.”
Has any particular teammate pushed you towards success more than others?
“My teammate and best friend, Matt Demers. We’ve been playing together for a long time, and he always pushes me to do my best, on and off the field. He’s been my brother since pre-school and has always had my back.”
What about for a coach? Which coach has pushed you the most?
“My current lacrosse coach, Matt Nofsinger. He’s a great coach, who’s taught me how to develop as a player, as well as a person.”
Do you know where you’re going to college next year? Will you be playing a sport there?
“I’ll be attending Xavier University, and I plan on playing lacrosse there.” (Lacrosse is a club sport at Xavier. The team finished ranked #9 in the National College Lacrosse League last season.)
Since Major League Lacrosse doesn’t get much TV time, what is your favorite sport to watch? Who is your favorite player in that sport?
“My favorite sport to watch is hockey, and my favorite player is Bruins forward Milan Lucic.”
What is your favorite class in school?
“Psychology, because it teaches you a lot about yourself.”
What do you want your legacy at Westborough High to be?
“I want to be remembered as a good lacrosse player.”
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