Each week, the All American Conference will present a "Q & A" with one of its many gifted student-athletes from a participating AAC school. The athlete featured must excel in the classroom and shown that he/her has gone above and beyond on both the field of play and by volunteering in his/her community. This week's featured student athlete player is Matthew Engler from LaBrae Vikings.
Name: Matthew Engler
School: LaBrae Vikings
Bio: I am a hardworking individual that holds traditional family values. I want to protect all of my teammates when out on the field.
What are your plans after graduation?
Attend Kent State University
What is your favorite class?
What do you enjoy most about playing this sport?
Being able to lead my teammates
What type of volunteer work are you involved in within your community?
Involved with volunteer work for local churches
Why is the most memorable moment in your scholastic career?
Joining multiple clubs at school
What is your favorite sports related movie?
Remember the Titans
Do you have any pre-game/match/meet rituals?
Who has the best nickname on the team and what is it?
Anthony Machingo (Machine Gun)
Who is your role model?
Do you have any special talents or is there something surprising about you that others might not know about you?
I can lift people's spirits
What cartoon character would you be?
What is your favorite food?
What song best describes you or is the sound track to your life?
NF - Perception
Are you looking to continue your playing career in college?
What team do you most enthusiastically root for? (any sport)
A favorite quote that you live by?
John 15:13 “Greater love has no other than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
The All-American Conference is an OHSAA-sanctioned league, created in 2008 as the result of the merger between the Trumbull Athletic Conference and the Metro Athletic Conference in Ohio. The league has 21 different member schools, with 17 sports offered throughout fall, winter and spring sports seasons.