Rocky Hill S.A.M. Ben Ciccaglione

Ben is a two-sport athlete (baseball and basketball), and has been on the high honor roll for 4 straight years. He has been named to the All-Academic Team for both sports for all four years, and has appeared in state tournaments in both sports.

How do you prepare before a game?
I take a quick 20-30 minute nap, eat something, and listen to some Kendrick Lamar, Biggie Smalls, and Rise Against to get pumped up. Sometimes I get a little too pumped up and have to listen to some Sublime to calm me down a bit.

What are you most excited about this season?
Now that basketball is over, I am extremely excited to work hard and make another State Tournament appearance for baseball and bring home the banner. I’m excited to win the first State Championship in Rocky Hill High School Baseball history.

What has been your most memorable moment as a high school athlete?
Beating Bloomfield in basketball for our 8
th win on Senior Night to clinch a playoff spot.

What do you hope to accomplish this season?
I hope to bring home some banners for baseball considering, and this is the year to do it.

Favorite pro or college athlete?
Robinson Cano and Derek Rose.

What are your college plans?
Attending CCSU for Mechanical Engineering Technology.

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