By Athletic Director Gregory Sirico
Warwick Valley High School is proud to recognize senior Matt Hansen as this weeks’ Bill Garcia Agency Allstate Student–Athlete of the Week.
The senior three-sport standout returns to the slopes as the two-time Section 9 Division II Alpine Ski Champion and Team Captain. He paced the Wildcats in their home opener at Mt. Peter on Tues., Jan. 8. Matt recorded 62 tackles and two sacks for the Warwick football team as a starter at linebacker and is the top face–off specialist in Section IX for the boys’ lacrosse team.
Matt is one of Warwick’s top student–athletes with a weighted average of over 102.8 and he is ranked 11th in a class of 328. He is a member of Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, the Chamber Orchestra, a Warwick National Honor Society member, and he tutors students in his limited free time.
He plans to major in engineering. He is enrolled in AP Physics, Literature, Government, Biology, and Calculus B/C, all for college credit. He is a four-year scholar–athlete recognized by the NYSPHSAA for an average of 90 or better in all three seasons.
Matt is the son of Scott and Hillary Hansen, of Warwick. His brother, Christopher, is a sophomore at Warwick High School and his sister, Hallie, attends the Warwick Middle School. All three are skiers for the Wildcats this Winter.