(Audubon) — Audubon multi-recreation supermegacelebrity Gavin Smith will maintain his athletic profession at Central College subsequent year, in which he’s going to play soccer and run music.
“I’m excited,” Smith said. “I realize that is a outstanding possibility to play sports activities I like to play and meet new people.”
Smith starred in soccer, basketball, baseball and music at Audubon and did not have lots reservation approximately doing a couple of sports activities in university.
“I’ve carried out a recreation the entire time I’ve been in excessive school,” he said. “I desired to live busy. Central will maintain me busy and in shape. To maintain doing this is some thing that factored into why I desired to do both.”
Smith — a country medalist hurdler — says his choice to run music in university facilities round improving himself in soccer.
“Track coaches realize what they’re speakme approximately,” he said. “They can assist me with speed. And they’ve workout routines to be able to assist toughen me. Learning the way to be quicker will surely assist in soccer.”
Smith had his proportion of faculties to select from, however he decided on Central due to his familiarity with the program. His older brother, Trevor, performed soccer at Central, so the more youthful Smith knew what to expect.
“That helped,” Gavin said. “I went to his games, and I’ve been round Pella. I’m acquainted with the campus and the way stuff works.”
Central’s younger and modern education workforce additionally appealed to Smith.
“They’re relatable and clean to get alongside with,” he said. “That will assist me loads. There had been different faculties, however it got here right all the way down to being acquainted with Central and the coaches being relatable.”
Smith hooked up himself as one in all 8-player’s maximum electric powered quarterbacks ultimate season with 3,069 general yards and fifty six touchdowns. However, Smith’s destiny seems to be at both jogging lower back, huge receiver or protecting lower back.
“I ought to play a few QB, however it is loads specific than what I did in 8-man,” he said. “I turned into essentially a jogging lower back here (at Audubon) gambling quarterback.”
Regardless of position, Smith welcomes the possibility to grow.
“I need to get better,” he said. “I want to study stuff, and those coaches realize what they are speakme approximately.”
Smith plans to look at enterprise at Central. Check out the whole interview below.
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