Latkiewicz

2004 All Star East

 

Lance Latkiewicz

Defensive Line

6’2" 285 lbs.

High School Coach: Tom Hoover

High School, Class: Allen Park, A

College: Undecided

 

Lance was a two-year starter and two-way player for the Jags. On offense he was part of an offensive line that led his team to an undefeated regular season. As a defensive tackle in 2003 he made 55 initial hits and had 91 assists for 146 total tackles. He also had 12 sacks, a blocked kick, a fumble recovery and one interception for a touchdown. The Jaguars had an undefeated regular season, were district champions, regional champions and played for the state championship.

 

      Lance also played hockey and baseball and threw the shot on the track team. Lance said, "I love to train at the gym with my good friend and elite powerlifter, John Zemmin. I also train for speed and agility with Jim Kielbaso."

 

      Lance will attend Bowling Green State University where he has earned a full athletic scholarship. He said, "I look forward to playing defensively for the Falcons." He also said, "I will always remember and respect my Allen Park coaches. They made my high school days enjoyable and rewarding." Lance noted that he will forwever miss Coach Marten, "who passed away after an unbelievable battle with cancer." He especially thanked Coach Hoover for everything he has done. "The whole community has been very supportive."

 

Awards

All Mega Red Conference 1st Team, 2002 and 2003

All Metro West 1st Team, 2003

All Metro 1st Team, 2003

All Down River Dream Team, News Herald, 2003

All State 1st Team, Detroit News, 2003

All State Dream Team, Detroit Free Press, 2003

Blue Chip, Detroit News and Free Press, 2003



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