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 winners of the Gatorade âGâ Standout Award/IMG Academy Athletes of the Week Award areâ¦
Brandon Gordon & Nicholas Ligori
Brandon: Cleveland, Ohio
Nicholas: Tampa, Florida
Brandon: Matt Kemp
Nicholas: "Too many to choose from!"
Brandon: Cleveland Indians
Nicholas: New York Yankees
Best Advice Received:
Brandon: "Stay humble"
Nicholas: "Stay balanced and use your momentum to hit the ball"
Favorite Part of IMG Academy:
Brandon: "Definitely the coaches"
Nicholas: "The coaches here are very in-depth especially with 1-on-1 coaching"
Biggest Athletic Accomplishment:
Brandon: "Staying with the sport through college"
Nicholas: "Being named an All-Star for the 2nd-place team in state"
Nicholas: Kanye West
Biggest Superstition/Habit Before Competition:
Brandon: "Smearing the foul line before every game"
Nicholas: "Singing along to music"
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 Brandon and Nicholas who have excelled!