(WBNG) — Because the area hockey season started a couple of weeks in the past, Maine-Endwell senior Jenna Zunic has scored no less than one objective in each sport.
Zunic performed an enormous position within the Spartans’ final two state titles. With no probability to win a 3rd straight state title this season, Zunic mentioned she’s centered on how she will develop as a participant and assist her teammates.
“Earlier than a sport setting targets for myself of issues I need to do, visualizing how I need it to play out on the sector,” mentioned Zunic.
With a shortened season, Zunic mentioned her teammates are her greatest motivation.
“Each single one of many women on this staff is an unbelievable athlete,” mentioned Zunic. “They push me. We push one another so arduous in apply.”
Two of her teammates imply much more to her on and off the sector. Jenna performs alongside together with her triplet sisters Julianne and Rylee.
“They’re my two greatest associates in all the world,” mentioned Zunic. “I would not be the athlete or individual that I’m with out them.”
“It is superb how a lot they influence the sport, the three of them collectively,” mentioned head coach Heather Doyle. “They’ve nice dynamic collectively.”
Doyle mentioned she’s seen a whole lot of progress in Zunic throughout her time as a Spartan and she or he is aware of she’s is able to play on the subsequent stage.
“She’s tremendous aggressive,” mentioned Doyle. “She’s only a child who comes each day able to work arduous. She’s actually been in a position to step up on management.”
The subsequent stage will come this fall as Zunic continues her area hockey profession collegiality at Ohio State College.
“They are not like some other,” mentioned Zunic. “I am tremendous grateful that they are giving me the chance to play for them.”
Earlier than she turns into a Buckeye, Zunic is taking in each second she has left as a Spartan.
“This program has given a lot to me,” mentioned Zunic. “Coach Doyle has given a lot to me. Simply Maine-Endwell generally. They’ve achieved a lot for me. They’ve given me so many alternatives.”
The Spartans host Whitney Level Wednesday evening at 7:15 p.m.