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MVA Male Athlete of the Week: Aiden Tonarelli, Plainfield East

Football, Senior

Aiden Tonarelli, Plainfield East
Aiden Tonarelli, Plainfield East

Herron: What did you like about your team’s performance last week?

Tonarelli: It was a really big game for us. Coming into the week we started off aggressive in practice, and it really carried out through the week and into the game.

Herron: What do you like the most about your team?

Tonarelli: The team chemistry is amazing, and we have many strong bonds between teammates, and that is in part due to our new coach, coach [Brad] Kunz, and his motivation.

Herron: What do you like the most about competing for Plainfield East?

Tonarelli: Plainfield East is the best. That’s all that I have to say.

Herron: What do you like the most about football?

Tonarelli: It’s my favorite sport. It’s really competitive, and it makes you work to have results, and I like that.

Herron: Who’s influenced you the most in sports?

Tonarelli: My parents, Jill and Darren, tell me to never quit and are at every game cheering me on, and that motivates me to do my best.

Herron: What’s your favorite TV show and movie?

Tonarelli: “Stranger Things” and “Friday Night Lights,” because of football.

Herron: What do you like to do in your free time?

Tonarelli: Play guitar and play video games and work on football with my brother, Evan.

Herron: What type of music do you like, and who’s your favorite band?

Tonarelli: Metal really pumps me up. And Metallica.

Herron: Who’s your favorite sports team and athlete?

Tonarelli: The Bears and Julio Jones.

Herron: What do you want to do in the future?

Tonarelli: My ultimate goal is being a firefighter.

Herron: What’s your favorite place that you’ve visited, and where would you like to visit?

Tonarelli: Colorado. I’d like to visit Australia.

Herron: What’s your favorite food and place to eat?

Tonarelli: I always have scrambled eggs and toast. Texas Roadhouse.

Herron: Do you have any pets?

Tonarelli: I have a cat, but I really want a dog, but my parents won’t let me have one.

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