Player Profile: Matt Wilson


Audrey Sidebotham, Sports Reporter

Name: Matt Wilson

Grade: Senior

Sport: Boys swim and dive

How long have you been swimming for?

I have been swimming for 8 years now. “

Why do you swim?

“I swim because I love the sport and what it has taught me.”

What motivates you to swim?

“For motivation, I usually look at what other swimmers are doing and try to figure out how to get myself to that position if not further.

Talk a little about your time being a part of FHC Boys Swim and Dive, this year and previous years.

I have been given the chance to practice with some other phenomenal swimmers with strong work ethic throughout my years on the swim team. For the past years, I have been learning all the hidden pieces of the sport and now I have a chance to share them with the younger swimmers on the team.”

What is the best part about swimming?

“The best part of swimming is getting to the end of a season and learning how to improve for the next year.

What is a quote that inspires you?

“One quote that inspires me was shared with me by a captain two years ago. I now embrace it. “There are two types of pain in life, the pain of discipline and the pain of regret” -Bill Curry