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Daniel Mathews named Independence Athlete of the Week

During a two-game stretch, Daniel Mathews led Independence with 31 points and he shot 60-percent from the floor and 80-percent from the free throw line. He also had eight rebounds, five steals and seven assists during that stretch. For his efforts, Mathews was named Independence Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 5, 2015.

Mathews, a senior captain and three-year letter winner, leads the Blue Devils in scoring, steals and assists all while facing the opponent’s best defender and multiple double teams. He is second on the team in rebounding.

The Daniel Mathews File:

  • Class: Senior
  • Age: 17
  • Sport: Boys Basketball
  • Family: Parents: Bill & Claudette; Brothers: Eric & Aaron
  • Favorite Food: Chipotle
  • Favorite Hobby: NBA 2K15
  • Favorite Athlete: Jason Williams
  • Favorite Film: V for Vendetta
  • Favorite TV Show: American Dad
  • Favorite Sports Team: Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Best Advice: Be a person of character

 

Steve Hare
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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