Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Baseball winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of August 12 is 10-year-old Evan Arsenault from Boston.
How long have you been playing baseball for?
I've been playing baseball since I was six years old.
Who is your coach?
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
My favorite thing about IMG Academy is probably that you get to have fun.
Do you have any pre-game rituals to help you prepare for a big game?
I calm down and imagine what I'm going to do in the game.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Evan Longoria, the third baseman for the Tampa Bay Ray, is the professional athlete that inspires me the most because he's good and he has my name.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I usually go out to dinner with my family.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
Just to work hard and hustle.