This week’s Goshen Gladiator Student-Athletes of the Week are Varsity Soccer players Brendan Hughes and Alex Alejo.
Both of these seniors have quietly lead the consistently state ranked Gladiator offense and defense respectively. Brendan and Alex are both hard working, skilled and selfless players who always put the team first.
Brendan has been on Varsity Soccer since he was a freshman. He has played defense his entire Varsity career, at center back. He has been part of three division and one section 9 winning soccer team here at Goshen. Brendan had the game winning assist in the 2013 NYS regional championship that propelled the Gladiators to the state final four.
Brendan is a member of the National Honor Society, World Language Honor Society and Leo Club. Brendan is looking forward to continuing his soccer career in college and majoring in engineering, but first has his sights set on having a successful end of this soccer season.
Alex has been a member of the Varsity soccer team since he was a sophomore. He is a midfielder with extraordinary ball skills. Alex has been a member of the past two division championship teams.
Alex also has the goal of continuing his soccer career in college and majoring in business.