Player Profile: Carl Mielock

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Name: Carl Mielock

Grade: 12

Sport: Hockey

Fun facts about Carl:

  • He has three younger brothers
  • He’s a germaphobe
  • He enjoys long walks on the beach

What’s special about this year’s team?

“This year’s team is special because there are five sets of brothers on the team. All of us are hardworking and a competitive group.”

Who is your inspiration in hockey?

“My inspiration is Jeff Lerg because he was a smaller goalie like me. He just worked hard and always played at a high level.”

What can this team do in the playoffs?

“In the playoffs, this team can get hot and wear down our opponents. I think we definitely have a shot at making the State Semifinals and maybe even the State Championship if we continue playing well.”

Do you have any personal goals for the rest of the season?

“My personal goal is to keep the team in every game we play in, and I want to have no regrets after it is all over.”

Do you have any plans to play hockey after high school?

“I am talking to some college and junior college hockey teams about after high school, but I am not sure what I am doing yet.”

What are you proud of with this year’s team?

“I am proud of how our team bounced back after a tough year last year and then went 17-5-2 this year.”

What made you want to be a goalie?

“I wanted to be a goalie because I tried it out and everything just clicked. My goalie coach also helped make me want to play the position.”