UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Michel Lucien, football

Michel Lucien is a 6-foot-1, 220-pound running back and outside linebacker, and captain of the football team. Besides helping Union to an 8-3 record this season, his 163-yard, three-touchdown game against Elizabeth, including a 65-yard run for a score, rallied the Farmers from a first-half deficit to a 28-17 victory in the first round of the playoffs.

Was your game against Elizabeth your best game this season? In your high school career?
Yes this was my best game this season and high school career because not only was it a career high game, but I helped my team with a victory in the playoffs in my senior year and that meant a lot to me.

Are you looking at playing college football? If so, where?
I am looking forward to playing football at the next level. I would love to go to either Temple, Rutgers and Syracuse but anywhere that takes me and makes me feel at home.

You also play defense. Which side of the ball do you enjoy more?
Honestly, I like playing both sides of the ball, but offense is where I can stand out and make plays.

What do you attribute for your success this season?
The team went hard practicing during the off season and continued to do so even in season.

What subject do you enjoy most? Why?
Math, because almost everything you do in life involves some type of math

Who inspires you? How come?
My family, friends and those that have been supporting me through my high school career. This is because they expect a lot from me, they trust me and my abilities to do great things in life.

What other sports or sporting activities do you like?
Basketball and track

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