Student-Athlete Spotlight

This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Gavin Smith, a senior on the University of Wisconsin-Stout ice hockey team. Smith is a Business administration major from Savage, Minnesota.  

Why did you choose Stout?

The reason I chose Stout was because Jerry Watkins recruited me to play hockey and I thought it was a good fit. I also had some friends coming here to play hockey as well.

Outside of school and athletics, what are some other things you like to do?

Outside of athletics, I love watching HBO shows (Game of Thrones) and also playing Fortnite.

Outside of school and athletics, what are some other things you like to do?

I’m also a great chef, I love to cook; I make a mean tater tot hotdish.

Who is your favorite pro-athlete and Why?

My favorite pro-athlete would have to be Alexander Ovechkin. The way that guy carries himself on and off the ice is awesome and a great role model to look up to.

What is your plan after college?

After college, I hope to get a job in the business field. I also will proceed to get a master’s degree in business.