Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade âG Standout Awardâ/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy baseball program winners of the Gatorade âGâ Standout Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award areâ¦
Seth Branson & Jackson King
Seth: Knoxville, TN
Jackson: Inverness, FL
Seth: Derek Jeter
Jackson: Evan Longoria
Seth: New York Yankees
Jackson: Tampa Bay Rays
Best Advice Received:
Seth: "Keep my shoulder in and my foot at a 45-degree angle"
Jackson: "Always play 100%"
Favorite Part of IMG Academy:
Seth: "Getting better"
Jackson: "Getting to hit in the really nice cages every day"
Biggest Athletic Accomplishment:
Seth: "A walk-off grand slam after being down by 3 in the last inning"
Jackson: "Hitting .700 in my travel league last season"
Seth: Taio Cruz
Biggest Superstition/Habit Before Competition:
Seth: Listening to "Lose Yourself" by Eminem
Jackson: Eating McDonald's Pancakes
These players have displayed Attitude, Concentration and Effort on a daily basis and have received recognitionby our coaching staff. Our coaching staff strives daily to deliverQuality Instruction within aCompetitive Environment and provide all of our summer camp athletes with theOpportunity to fulfill their individual athletic potential.Athleticism, Strict Discipline, High Work-Rate, and a Winning Mentality are the minimum expectations. Congratulationsto Seth and Jackson who have excelled!