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AAC Student-Athlete Spotlight of the Week Q/A: Matthew Engler-LaBrae Vikings

By All-American Conference, 11/03/19, 6:30PM EST

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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
Sport/Position: Soccer
Class: 2020
GPA: 3.4

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? 
Honors Calculus

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?
Prayer

Who has the best nickname on the team and what is it?
Anthony Machingo (Machine Gun)

Who is your role model?
My mom

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?
Captain America

What is your favorite food?
Bacon Cheeseburger

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?
Yes

What team do you most enthusiastically root for? (any sport)
LaBrae Vikings

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.”


All-American Conference

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.