Student Athlete of the Month: Ellington’s Daigle

Tim has a pretty good resume already, both in the classroom and on the field. He was a Rensselaer Medalist, National Merit Scholarship Commended Student, and a Scholar-Athlete. He also is captain of the Knights’ cross country squad and a varsity member of the indoor and outdoor track teams.
How Tim prepares before a race: I usually just try to focus and visualize what might happen during the race and how I’ll react to it.
How Tim has improved this off-season: I made sure to get in all of my summer mileage, as well as attending The Running Academy, a weeklong Cross Country camp.
Tim’s most memorable moment as a Knight: Breaking five minutes in the mile for the first time. That’s such an important milestone, and I was so excited when I finally did it..
Why Tim is excited for 2013-14: We have a lot of depth, so we’re definitely contenders for the Class M title, which is great, but I think that hanging out and having fun with all of my teammates is the best part of any season.
Tim’s favorite pro athlete: Kurt Warner. He played for my favorite football team (the Rams), and I’ve always looked up to him as a role model.
Tim’s plans after he graduates: I don’t know where I’m going yet, but I’m hoping to get accepted to Brown, my first choice.

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