AOTW: Devon Fink, senior football player

The Beacon: Male Athlete of the Week Oct. 6 – Oct. 14 Why Devon Fink was selected: Fink proved to be imperative in the Colonels 31-16 win against FDU-Florham, having two interceptions and holding the number one receiver in the MAC, Mike Panzarino, to 33 yards and zero touchdowns.


Kirsten Peters

Senior football player Devon Fink

Name: Devon Fink

Year: Senior

Major: Middle School Education

Minor: Special Education

Hometown: Pottstown, Pa.

High School: Pottsgrove HS

Position: Cornerback

Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

I chose Wilkes because of the loving environment here on campus, along with being recruited by such a caring coaching staff at a successful university that cares about each of its students.

Post-graduation plans in terms of a career?

I would like to educate middle school students on the subject of history and also coach a sport in the school district.

Favorite building on campus?


What came first? The chicken or the egg?

The chicken.

Hopes for this season as a Colonel?

I’m hoping that we can change the program by obtaining a winnging record and creating a better oppportunity for the future to have success as a Wilkes football team.

When/Why did you first begin playing?

When I was five, I started playing football because I loved to watch it and my parents taught me that I could do anything I put my mind to.

Favorite thing to do during practice?

Talk smack to our offense!

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

Do more activities that would help the team bond.

Favorite Professor?

Professor Kaster.

Coke or Pepsi?

Pepsi, just because of Mountain Dew.

Favorite meal to eat on campus?

A bacon, egg and cheese from Grille Works.

Most influential person in your life?

My entire family influences my life!

A quote you live your life by?

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”

– Wayne W. Dyer

What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

To represent not only Wilkes University, but to represent anyone who has been there for you in your life and all of the hard work you put in.

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

MLK or Tupac.

Anyone to give a shout-out to?

No shout-outs! I would like to thank God for blessing me with everything I have and every opportunity that He has given to me.

-Compiled by Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor