|

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Fernandes

By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer

Kyle Fernandes

Kyle Fernandes

School: Assabet Valley Regional High School

Sport: Basketball

Coach: Ralph Grasso

What are your earliest basketball memories?

“My earliest memories are playing basketball at the Boys and Girls Club everyday with my friends.”

What were your first Assabet practices like as a freshman four years ago?

“I was nervous being the only freshmen brought up to varsity, but I had confidence because I knew there was a reason I was brought up.”

Which coach has really encouraged you to succeed?

“Coach [Ralph] Grasso, because he has taught me everything that he knows about the game, and it has made me the player I am today.”

Which teammate have you had the easiest time relating to?

“Christian Uribe, because not only are we close on the court, but he is my best friend off the court.”

Which single game has been the most special during your tenure at Assabet?

“The most special game for me was during my sophomore year, when our team made the Clark Tournament. Even though we lost in the first round, it was a fun experience.”

What do you consider to be the best part of your game on the court?

“The best part of my game is probably my shooting ability.”

Who are your favorite professional basketball team and player?

“My favorite team is the Cleveland Cavaliers, and my favorite player is their point guard Kyrie Irving.”

What is your favorite class in school, and why?

“My favorite class is history, because I like learning about the past.”

What kind of legacy do you hope to leave at Assabet?

“When I graduate, I hope to leave the legacy of having good sportsmanship, and respect for my teammates.”

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=45870

Posted by on Feb 20 2014. Filed under Byline Stories, Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • Terry: As a town resident who rides by this development twice a day it nice to see how it is taking shape. I feel...
  • Tom Morgan: View the concert at http://71.248.188.158/vod/6905 -Congregational-Church-of-W...
  • Marguerite Cormier: My home is just down the street, this will be a wonderful additional to the neighborhood! Thank...
  • Stacey Levine-Lavely: Jimmy Kang is also an officer of the organization.
  • Troy Hillard: Great to see some great people in our industry get some recognition. Great work Troy Hillard Wash Rite...