Dakota Finocchiaro – Athlete of the Week

on February 12, 2018

ski team athlete FinocchiaroThe Monroe-Woodbury Athletic Director, Lori Hock, would like to announce that Dakota Finocchiaro is the “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending February 16, 2018 for the Monroe-Woodbury Boys Varsity Ski team coached by Raymond Hodges.

The Senior Co-Captain has been a 4-year Varsity Ski Team starter, and has now qualified for Section IX competition in all four of his racing seasons. He has also qualified for the New York State Championships for the past two years, skiing at Whiteface Mountain in 2016 and at Bristol Mountain in 2017.

Dakota recorded the fastest Grand Slalom (GS) time this year at Mt. Peter, finishing the race in under 28 seconds (27.72 seconds). He will be making his fourth straight appearance in the Section IX Championships at Hunter Mountain on Feb. 13th, 2018. He will attempt to replicate his past success and qualify for a third consecutive year for the State Championships to be held at Bristol Mountain at the end of February.

Dakota plays a key role in the Monroe-Woodbury “Morning Show,” serving as an Anchor Reporter and Production Assistant, which includes both the editing and filming of the show. Dakota plans to attend college locally in September of 2018, possibly majoring in Media Communications. We wish Dakota the best of luck in his final competitions, and all the best in his future endeavors!

Congratulations to Dakota!

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