Morasch wins Lineman of the Year award

Photo by Kalani Martin
Photo by Kalani Martin

by Morgan Marko Staff Reporter

David Morasch won 1st Team All-SPSL NE as an Offensive Lineman as well as a 2nd Team All SPSL NE as a Defensive Lineman.

Most recently, Morasch received an award for lineman of the year, which came a 2000$ scholarship. “I was shocked, and then extremely excited. The money was obviously awesome, but just being recognized among that group in particular felt really good.” Morasch said.

“It’s my belief that David’s experiences in athletics combined with his personality, commitment, and high level of motivation will prove to be valuable in his future endeavors.” Brett Thompson said.

David Morasch, a multi-sport senior athlete is known for much more than just how he plays on the field.

Morasch has been recognized by his coach (Brett Thompson) for having a strong leadership in athletics, “David demonstrated great leadership and served as one of our captains and top performers on our football team.” Thompson said.

In addition to that, Morasch as is a huge contributor to the varsity basketball team. Showing that he doesn’t only excel in the field but also on the courts.

When not on the field or court Morasch is challenging himself with AP and UW classes and holding a 3.8 GPA as well as representing his class in the National Honors Society.

He strives to continue his education at UW. “I have an academic scholarship to PLU, but I haven’t enrolled there. I’m waiting to hear from UW,” Morasch said. Morasch is wanting to earn his masters in mechanical engineering.

“David is a man of character and integrity,” Thompson said.  He has volunteered for multiple mission and trips and will be heading towards Mexico over spring break. He has been on others going to Portland and Seattle.

Within the community Morasch has worked as a youth soccer and basketball referee, “David is a young man built for others.” Thompson said and he is excited to see all of Morasch’s success in the years to come.

Morasch’s hard work and motivation has not gone unnoticed.

 

Originally printed in the March 15th issue of The Falcon Flyer

Leave a Reply