Miguel Rodriguez-Soriz - Athlete of the 2019 Winter Season
Now in its fifth year, the West Chicago Community High School Athlete of the Season recognizes student athletes who have made an outstanding contribution to the school. For the winter 2019 season, Miguel Rodriguez-Soriz of West Chicago is one of two athletes to receive this honor.
A junior, Rodriguez-Soriz has participated in both wrestling and football all three years of high school. He placed 3rd in the Upstate Eight Conference at 220 lbs, and was named All-Conference this year.
When asked what inspires him as an athlete, Rodriguez-Soriz credits his coaches and his teammates for inspiring him to be the best athlete he can be.
Rodriguez-Soriz has this advice for future athletes, “Focus on the main goal, and choose a career for after sports, just in case things don’t go the right way.”
After high school, Rodriguez-Soriz would like to play football or wrestle in college while studying to become a chiropractor.