16 Jason Hires, C/D
6-3, 200, Sr., Ann Arbor, Mich. (Ann Arbor Huron Excessive College)
In his personal phrases: This previous summer season, I accomplished the Powered Flight program and after commencement I hope to turn into a pilot. Throughout this COVID pandemic, I’ve realized that many time expectations usually result in disappointment. When you go into each scenario (like COVID-19) with an open thoughts and a respect for what is going on to you and your setting, then you’ll possible find yourself discovering worth and function in laborious eventualities. I’m trying ahead to getting again within the pool for the final time and ending my senior season with the blokes.
2019: Performed in all 28 video games and was 11th on the group with 21 factors on 9 objectives and 12 assists … had 13 drawn exclusions and 14 steals … led the group with 13 discipline blocks … tied his profession excessive with two objectives in a sport twice throughout the season … profession finest three assists and three factors towards Fresno Pacific … WWPA educational all-conference.
2018: Performed in 25 video games and had 9 objectives and three assists … additionally had 10 steals and 5 discipline blocks … tied his profession excessive with two objectives towards Wagner … season excessive two assists towards Bucknell … WWPA all-academic choice.
2017: Earned Educational All-American honors … performed in 14 video games and had 4 objectives and three assists … career-high two objectives towards Loyola Marymount, Sept. 3, together with his first profession objective.
Excessive College: Lettered 4 years in water polo and swimming … group captain as a junior and senior … first-team all-state as a junior and senior … first-team all-state event as a senior … first-team all-East Area as a junior and second-team as a senior … second-team East All-Area Match as a junior and senior … Junior Olympic qualifier in 2015 and 2016 in Platinum Division … USA Water Polo Educational All-American as a junior and senior … performed for the Wolverine Membership and the Nice Lakes Zone ODP … member of Nationwide Honor Society … four-year scholar-athlete … graduated with honors.
Private: Son of Skip and Marcy Hires … has two brothers … member of cadet squadron 12 … main is administration … in the summertime of 2018, accomplished the area program and earned his wings within the Soar/Parachute program … on the Dean’s record twice … on the superintendent’s record as soon as for excellence in lecturers, navy and bodily health … favourite athlete to comply with on social media is teammate Campbell Harris … funniest comply with is Jerry of the Day … long-term objective is to be a pilot … if he may have dinner with any three folks, it will be Jesus, Alexander the Nice and Jimmy Fallon … finest recommendation he ever acquired is you catch extra flies with honey than vinegar … favourite musician is Likelihood the Rapper … on street journeys, he by no means forgets his headphones and a e book … one thing not many individuals learn about him is that he can play the guitar … best group second in sports activities was incomes a third-place end on the WWPA event as a freshman … wears the No. 16 as a result of “it’s a household custom” … credit his highschool water polo coach Justin Thorsen as having the best affect on his sports activities profession … grandfather, Jim Mulder served within the Military throughout the Korean Conflict … great-grandfather, Chuck Woods is 100 years outdated and served within the civil air corps … uncle, Chris Hires, served within the Marines, whereas uncle, Wealthy Hires, served within the Navy … began enjoying water polo on the age of 13 … hobbies are something outdoor, enjoying the guitar and consuming espresso.
From Head Coach Ryan Brown: Jason has been somebody we lean on as a middle defender, to not solely battle within the center with the big guys but additionally push our group’s offensive counter assault. He has additionally been an important position mannequin for our youthful gamers in the identical place, displaying them the ropes and serving to them develop into our system. We search for Jason to proceed to steer our protection.