Player Profile: Cole Ott

Tommy Spaletto, Sports Reporter

Name: Cole Ott

Grade: Junior

Sport: Hockey

Position: Forward

How long have you been playing hockey?

“I’ve been playing for 15 years.”

What is your favorite part about hockey?

“I like the speed and the physical nature to it. I also like having a second family of brothers that always have my back.”

How do you feel like the season is going so far?

“I feel like the season could be going better, but we have a solid team and I feel like we can make a playoff run.”

How do you personally feel you’ve been playing so far?

“I feel like I can always get better, that’s the point of playing a sport. But [as of] now I feel comfortable with how I’m playing and contributing to the team.”

Who has influenced you positively in your athletic career?

“The people who influenced me the most were definitely my parents. They put me in skates as soon as I could walk and gave me a love for the game that I will always have.”

Do you have a famous quote you go by?

“‘Today I will do what others won’t so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.'”