Saturday, November 27, 2021

Dan Malarik named Independence Athlete of the Week

Senior Dan Malarik was named Independence Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 21. Malarik scored eight goals and had three assists during the week.

Five of those goals came against Cornerstone Christian, which tied the school record for individual goals scored in one contest. His work ethic and desire to win are unmatched and has taken his senior year to have the best season of his career.

The Dan Malarik File:

Class: Senior
Age: 17
Sport: Boys Soccer
Family: Parents: Jeff & Diane; Brothers: Remo & Matthew
Sister: Steffany
Favorite Food: French Toast
Favorite Hobby: Pong
Favorite Athletes: Independence Wrestling team
Favorite Film: Django Unchained
Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones
Favorite Sports Team: Independence Wrestling team
 

Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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