Boys’ Ice Hockey Profile: Marc Giordano

Junior Marc Giordano has been a member of the Malden-Revere Ice Hockey team for three years. He hopes to keep playing for the remaining of his years of high school.

From a young age Giordano was brought into the sport, he mentioned that his father brought him to a Bruins games and from then on, he had continued to dedicate his time into ice hockey. He started playing Hockey himself since he was five.

Giordano mentioned that “[he needs] to improve on getting faster”. He wants to be able to “move around the ice quickly in order to make sure that [the team secures their] pucks every game.”

Giordano believes that he is better with being “on [his] feet and [he has] good hands”. He elaborated on that by explaining that he has good handling with the puck and passing to teammates, and better footwork on ice.

Giordano said that being on the team made him realized that he “loved the [spirit] [of] the team and playing with the people on [his] team”
Other than Hockey, Giordano also plays other sports such as golf in the fall season and lacrosse in the spring season.

As both a student and a athlete, Giordano has some things in mind that he has set goals on. As an athlete, since the hockey team is very close in gaining a spot into States ,Giordano wants to be part of the push in helping  is team get there. As a student, Giordano wants to keep improving his GPA and grades in school.

His teammate Corey Rufo says that Giordano contributes much to the team, being one of the highest scorers every game. In addition to this, he says that “[Giordano] is a skillful player.”

Michelle Yin

Michelle Yin, Managing Editor of Print and Design, is tackling her senior year head on. A veteran of the Blue and Gold, as she is on her fourth year in the class. She attributes her longevity in the newspaper to her overall enjoyment of the class and her interest in pursuing journalism in the future. Yin also loves the welcoming atmosphere of the class. Using her print skills, she wants to ensure that the newspaper receives good reviews both in and outside of the class, along with minimizing mistakes and adding “a personal touch.” Her goals outside of the Blue and Gold include finishing the college application process and getting into her dream schools to study law. When she is not chasing her academic aspirations, she reads and draws sketches, along with watching her favorite shows; Friends and Criminal Minds.

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