Pioneer Focus: Josh Abend


Pedigree: This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to senior soccer player Josh Abend for kicking his team to a 2-1 win over Lake Erie College Friday, October 4.

 Abend kicked his first goal  in the 12th minute against the Storm. During the 34th minute, Abend made his second goal of the game after making a pass from senior Kelvin Aquino and kicking a left-footed goal.

Senior soccer player Josh Abend strikes his second goal against Lake Erie College Friday, October 4. Abend brought his team to victory against the Storm in a 2-1 ending score. (Photo Courtesy of Andy Smith)

Abend has been a top scorer for the Pioneers this season, scoring a total of 5 goals this fall. Leading his team to victory this past weekend, Abend has been an exceptional asset to men’s soccer.

Get to know the soccer player from North Ridgeville…

Q: Favorite fast food restaurant?

A: Taco Bell

Other sports you enjoy besides soccer?

A: Playing basketball.

Q: Favorite fall activity?

A: Watching college football.

Q: Favorite aspect of soccer and why?

A: It would have to be scoring. It doesn’t happen often like in most sports but when you do score it’s a great feeling.

Q: Favorite pre-game music?

A: Rap

Q: Facebook or Twitter?

A: Twitter

Q: Best and worst part of college athletics?

A: Worst- it takes up a lot of time. Best- having the opportunity to travel and compete against teams all over.

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years?

A: Married with a family

Follow the soccer player @jabend13.

 Tina Oprean is the sports editor for The Aviso AVW. 

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