Senior Spotlight: Curtis Gedig
March 8, 2014
This weekend marks the final home games for the 2014 Buckeye men's hockey senior class, as Ohio State hosts No. 1 Minnesota in a Big Ten Conference series Friday and at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Value City Arena in Columbus.
This week, the four seniors will look back on their time wearing the Scarlet and Gray. Today's featured senior is Curtis Gedig, from West Kelowna, British Columbia, who is the team's captain this season. A recipient of the squad's Best Defensive Player and Rookie of the Year accolades, Gedig has skated in 127 games as a Buckeye to lead the current squad and has 48 points, with six goals and 42 assists, along with 206 blocked shots. A sport industry major, Gedig has been named a Scholar-Athlete and is on pace to graduate this May.
Read on for a Q&A with Gedig:
1. How has participating in the Devils' rookie camp helped improve your skills?
2. Can you describe how training your sister and helping her develop into the hockey player she has become makes you feel?
3. What are your plans after college?
4. What is one of your most memorable blocks during a game?
5. As team captain, how do you motivate the other players?
6. What do you think your biggest challenge has been as captain? How did you overcome it?
7. This or that: skating exceptionally well or being more physical?
8. Can you talk about a time you have been hit the hardest?
9. What has been your favorite moment of your senior year so far?
10. What is the best and worst thing about being a student athlete?