Senior Spotlight: Matt Benolkin of Burnsville

Senior Matt Benolkin plays hockey for the Blaze.


NAME: Jake Senta  

SCHOOL:  Burnsville High School

What sports do you play during the year?  

Hockey and Frisbee Golf.

Who was your favorite athlete growing up and why? 

Dale Mitchell (right wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs), because of his mustache.

How would you describe yourself in three words or less? 

Funny, rough, tough. 

What is your favorite movie? 

"Forest Gump"

Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks out to you? 

Squirt A Tournament in Mankato.

What’s an item you’d like to check off your bucket list in the next year? 


If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why? 

The Alps.

What are your plans next year (going to college? majoring in? playing sports?) 

I want to play junior hockey.




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