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Athlete of the Week: Jordan Issackedes

Athlete of the Week for April 10-21

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Jordan Issackedes tossed a no-hitter, PV's first since 2010, over spring break. He was PV's Athlete of the Week for April 10-21.

Jordan Issackedes tossed a no-hitter, PV's first since 2010, over spring break. He was PV's Athlete of the Week for April 10-21.

Jordan Issackedes tossed a no-hitter, PV's first since 2010, over spring break. He was PV's Athlete of the Week for April 10-21.

Noah Schwartz, Sports Writer

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Name: Jordan Issackedes

Sport: Baseball

Grade: Junior

Position: Pitcher

Season Summary Thus Far: Behind Issackedes, and the prowess of the offense, the Indians have gone from being ranked 25th by The Record in its pre-season rankings, to now cracking the top 10, sitting at number 8.

Lowdown: Issackedes tossed an 87 pitch no-hitter last week against Tenafly and struck out eight in the process and threw another complete game shutout this week, blanking Demarest while throwing 69 pitches and striking out seven.

What He Likes Most About His Sport: “I love baseball because I can control what I want to do.”

Best Sport Memory: The no-hitter that he recently threw.

Favorite Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio

Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street

Favorite Music Artists: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Chance the Rapper, Logic

Favorite Teacher: Mr. Quinlan

Favorite Subject: History

Favorite Month: July

Favorite Season: Spring

Four People He’d Like To Meet: Michael Jordan, Odell Beckham Jr, Drake, Derek Jeter

Favorite Clothing/Shoe Line: Nike

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

One Superpower: Invisibility

Any Role Models: My Dad

Favorite TV Show: Dexter

Future Plans: Go to college, possibly play baseball

Favorite Pro Pitcher: Madison Bumgarner

Favorite Team: New York Yankees

One Place He Has Always Wanted To Go: “I have always wanted to go to every stadium.”

The Last Thing He Watched On Netflix: 13 Reasons Why

Emotions After the No-Hitter: It seemed unreal to him.

Do You Have Any Specific Warm Up Routine: He always throws 14 warmup pitches before he goes out on the mound to pitch.

Best Pitch: 2 Seam Fastball and Curveball

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