Prep profile: Roncalli senior Joey Macdonald

Prep profile: Roncalli senior Joey Macdonald


Prep profile: Roncalli senior Joey Macdonald


Sports Joey compete in

Football and track

All time sports achievement

“Getting the 400 relay record in track.”

All time individual achievement

“Earning the hammer award for the hardest hit in the season.”

No. 1 Athletic goal

“Be the best I can be and put myself in to position to make not only me but my team better.”

Joey’s thoughts

“Like we say, we’re one heartbeat, one shield. We play as brothers. My line, they get the job done and I just run behind them.”

Coach Ray Baranczyk’s thoughts

“What I really like about Joey is that, at the end of the game, he always compliments the line for blocking for him. He recognizes that this is a team sport and it’s just not Joey out there. It’s the whole team contributing to the success that we’re having.”

Joey’s favorites

* Sport: Football

* Pro/college athlete: Tim Tebow

* Pro/college team: Florida Gators

* Musical artist: Kid ink

* Song of all time: “Dose of dopeness” By Kid Cudi

* TV show: “King of the Hill”

* Movie: “Forest Gump”

* Class: Gym Intern

* Food: Fried chicken

* Saying or best advice: “Give it all to your God-given ability.”

* Hobby: “Disc golfing with friends.”

What if…

* If could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? The Rock

* If you could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Tom Hanks

Quick Questions

* Who inspires you most? Ray Lewis

* What is your dream vacation? Puerto Rico

* Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? “Lakeside Lutheran in last year’s football playoffs.”

* What’s your No. 1 pet peeve: “People dragging their feet when they walk.”

* What do you want to do for a living? “Make a career out of the military.”

* Why are sports important to you? “It teaches you discipline, that you can’t always win and to work together and play as a team.”

* What’s your strength as a person? “I’m very outgoing, there isn’t many people that I can’t talk to.”

* What do you still need to work on? “Making myself better and being able to put myself into position to make my team better.”

* Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Going to Perkins to eat with my friends JP and Austin.”


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