Previously a contributing writer for Scout.com ‘Cuse Nation and a recent graduate from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He enjoys writing stories across digital platforms and producing podcasts. His FAN F1RST favorites include the Steel City 360 package and stories about sports hall of fames.
An avid fan of Boston professional sports teams, he has had the privilege of attending Celtics NBA post-season games, the 2004 World Series, and seeing the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. And whether in person or on TV, he enjoys watching Tom Brady slice up defenses on Sundays. The former Red Sox shortstop, Nomar Garciaparra, will always be his sports hero.
Aside from his love of Beantown, his three favorite sports moments involve being present for his alma mater’s – the UAlbany Great Danes – first America East Conference tournament championship in 2006, their first NCAA Tournament game and near upset of #1 seed Connecticut that same year, and Peter Hooley’s game winning three-point to win the conference for the second time and advance to the NCAAs in 2015.