Tolland Student Athlete of the Month: Mike Zimmerman

Mike Zimmerman

Tolland High School

Sports played: Soccer and golf

Academic Honors and Awards: CCC All Academic Team, Scholar Athlete, National Honors Society (NHS), Honor & High Honor Roll

Athletic Honors and Awards: Team Captain (Soccer and Golf), All-Conference (Golf)- Grade 10, 11

How do you prepare before a match? Talk and joke around with my teammates. We keep a light atmosphere, but once it’s game time, we all get in the zone.

What has been the best moment thus far this season? Beating E.O. Smith, our rivals, 4-1 at home this season.

What has been your biggest highlight to date in your high school uniform? Our run to the state finals last year.

Who has been your biggest sports influence? My dad

Who is your favorite pro or college athlete? Cam Newton

What are your plans beyond high school? Attend college in the fall

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