ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week
As the calendar continues to change and the weather begins to really feel like fall, we continue on with our ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week. Based on his performance for the week of Oct. 4-Oct. 10, our winner is Ballston Spa senior running back Matt Hommel.
Hommel rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns in last Friday's 29-28 Empire Division win at Guilderland. He also caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Derek Chandler with eight seconds to help get the win.
Get to know Matt:
Name: Matt Hommel
School: Ballston Spa
Favorite subject in school: Physical Education
Favorite musical artist: Tupac Shakur
Favorite sports team: Minnesota Vikings
Favorite professional athlete: Bo Jackson
Best football memory: My first varsity touchdown against Shen during my sophomore year.
Favorite part of playing for Ballston Spa: My teammates.
College plans: To play college lacrosse, but I'm not sure where yet.
Remember: If you want to nominate an Athlete of the Week, email: AthleteOfTheWeek@1045theteam.com