Quips News · WPIAL & VNN Sports High School Senior Student Athlete Spotlight Series

Hundreds of thousands of High School student athletes have had their careers cut short due to the current shutdown of our Schools.   VNN Sports and the WPIAL Athletic Directors wanted to give some of these Students added recognition as they get ready to move on to the next phase of their lives.  Our senior Student Athlete spotlight series continues with Matt Cekada from Highlands:

Name: Matthew Cekada

Sport: Baseball

Position: Catcher

GPA: 3.6

Future Plans: Will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania to study Safety, Health and Environmental Applied Sciences

Dream Job: Would love to work in Alaska

Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing and dirt bike riding

Academic Clubs: DECA

2019 Stats: .347 batting average, 17 hits, 7 RBI, 4 doubles, 8 hit by pitches, 8 stolen bases, .428 slugging percentage. He also threw out five base runners.