AOTW: John Wink, junior lacrosse player

The Beacon: Male Athlete of the Week Mar. 19 – Apr. 1 Why John Wink was selected: John Wink recorded three goals and three assists against Wells College, and one goal against Mount Saint College.


AOTW: John Wink, junior Lacrosse player

Name: John Wink

Year: Junior

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Glenside PA

High School: Abington HS

Position: Attacker

Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

Small school with a good engineering program.

Favorite building on campus?


What came first? The chicken or the egg?


Hopes for this season as a Colonel?

The goal is to win the MAC and get into the NCAA tournament.

When/Why did you first begin playing?

6th grade, I began playing when all my friends on the baseball team left to play lacrosse and told me I should play too and I never looked back.

If you had to choose one thing about your program that you could improve, what would it be?

Recruit some kids around my area so we can talk about THE CITY….. PHILLY!! BIRDS BY THIRDY!!

Other interests or hobbies off of the field?

Hang out with friends and eat a lot.

A quote you live your life by?

“The only signature you want is at the bottom of a check.”

“Scoring Gnos and saucing Apples.”

If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?

Hugh Hefner.

Coke or Pepsi?


Favorite meal to eat on campus?

The Grillworks chicken cheese steak.

Anyone to give a shout-out to?

Big Maxy for teaching me everything he knows.