Captain Q&A: Lacrosse

  • Aidan Bishop '21
    • Mill Creek Middle School (Dexter)
    • St. Joseph Parish
    • University of Detroit Mercy

  • Joshua Gage '21
    • Holmes Middle School (Livonia)
    • St. Edith Parish
    • Calvin University

  • Josh Liike '21
    • Our Lady of Sorrows (Farmington)
    • Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
    • UMass Lowell
  • What was your first reaction when you heard you had been named a captain?
    • Aidan Bishop '21: I was super excited and I felt really honored. 
    • Joshua Gage '21: I was very excited. It’s something that I wanted to be since I was freshman. It was humbled by the number of my teammates who viewed me as a leader on the team and that made me want be the best captain and player I could be.
    • Josh Liike '21: I was excited for the responsibility and position of leadership, but not surprised.
  • As a captain, what additional responsibility do you feel toward the team?
    • AB: I feel like I have a job to set a good example for everyone else and keep the team morale high.
    • JG: I feel that it’s my responsibility along with the other two captains to be the leaders of the team. We have to hold our teammates and ourselves accountable for mistakes but help each other grow and learn from them. We are also responsible for passing on the brotherhood that we have experienced to the younger players
    • JL: Taking responsibility for our wins and losses, failures and successes, and identifying and fixing our issues.
  • What are your best memories of competing for Catholic Central?
    • AB: My best memories are celebrating with the team after big wins.
    • JG: The 2019 State Championship game. Even though we ended up losing the game, it was an incredible experience and I hope we can make it back to that game this year.
    • JL: Every single lacrosse game.
  • What are the most important lessons you’ve learned through competing at Catholic Central?
    • AB: Working hard and working as a team will get you the results you want.
    • JG: Trusting God and your teammates.
    • JL: Losses are learning experiences.
  • What advice would you give a student who is considering attending Catholic Central?
    • AB: Don’t hesitate, come and get involved. 
    • JG: Attending Catholic Central is a great decision. Every day won’t be easy but at the end of your 4 years you’ll realize that you made the right decision for your future
    • JL: The relationships made with friends, in and out of sports, last longer than anything else from Catholic Central.
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