Monday, July 22, 2024

Matt Mroczynski named Independence Athlete of the Week

Junior Matt Mroczynski won the Plymouth Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 10, with a pin and a major decision among his three victories. For his efforts, Mroczynski was named Independence Athlete of the Week.

Mroczynski beat the No. 2 seed in the first round and beat the top-seeded wrestler in the finals, 8-0.

The Matt Mroczynski File:

Class: Junior
Age: 16
Sport: Wrestling
Family: Parents: Mark & Maureen; Brother: Nick; Sisters: Emily & Marissa
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Hobby: Playing FIFA
Favorite Athletes: Cristiano Ronoldo & Logan Stieber
Favorite Film: Goal! The Dream Begins
Favorite TV Show: Sports Center
Favorite Sports Team: Real Madrid
Best Advice: The easiest thing to do in the world is to pull the covers up over your head and go back to sleep.
 

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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