Spotlight Player of the Day | Daniel Hysong

Spotlight Player of the Day | Daniel Hysong

Published on May 4, 2023

Name: Daniel Hysong

Player Name: wyddlost

School: Gateway Senior Highschool

Age: 14

Grade: 9th

Esports game(s): Rocket League

Esports achievements: Getting my first varsity goal

Coach’s quote: “Daniel(los) played really well and was a surprise being a freshman. He improved the team by giving tips and tricks and was always able to play. He proved that consistency and reliability is what made a good player.” – Gateway Team Manager Sai Malyala

Favorite subject: English

Favorite movie: Slapshot

Favorite video game: Rocket League

Favorite food: Pasta

Favorite teacher (subject taught): Mrs. Marston

Favorite song: Drone by Summrs

Favorite app on your phone: TikTok

Outside interest: Walking

If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why?:

Favorite esports team: Pittsburgh Knights

Esport player most admired: AlphaKep

Most influential person on my esports career: Sai, Alli, Mason, Aedan, Prince, Joel (reason why i chose a lot of people is these are all of the people who support me and are cool and fun to hang around)

Most impressive esports player that you have competed against: Mr_Mehhh & sqrcu

Proudest esports achievement: Making it to the 2nd round

How I got my start: I was in class one day and I heard the office was taking sign-ups for e sports. I quickly went to go sign up, waited a few days, and loved it.

Future goal: Become a pro at Rocket League

Written by Regina Ann Nappo

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