Male Athlete of the Week: Nick Fea, sophomore ice hockey player

The Beacon: Male Athlete of the Week Jan. 19 to Jan. 26 Why Nicholas Fea was selected: Fea was named the MAC Offensive Player of the Week after his performances against Lebanon Valley and Elmira. He earned a goal and two assists over the course of the two contests. He secured a power play goal in the third period against Elmira, as well as assisting on the Colonels’ first goal of the day.


Kirsten Peters

Male Athlete of the Week: Nick Fea

Name: Nick Fea

Year: Sophomore

Major: Undecided

Hometown: Oak Ridge, N.J.

High School: Pope John XXIII

Position: Left Wing

Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

I was interested in coming to Wilkes for the hockey program and the group of guys who were coming in.

Post-graduation plans in terms of a career?

I am unsure as of now.

Favorite building on campus?

I would say the Marts Center, specifically the Hall of Fame room. 

What came first? The chicken or the egg?

I’d say the chicken.

Hopes for this season as a Colonel?

To make playoffs, battle through playoffs and achieve our goal.

When/Why did you first begin playing?

When I was about seven years old, my dad introduced me to the sport. I found a love for the game that only hockey players would know.

Favorite thing to do during practice?


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

Nothing. We have a great group, and we will have that for the next few years.

Other interests or hobbies off of the ice? 

I enjoy listening to music and watching “Seinfeld” and “Entourage.”

Most influential person(s) in your life?

My parents. They have done more than I could ever ask for.


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

Kanye West. I just think he’s interesting.

Favorite professor? 

Dr. Wang. He genuinely cares for his students, and you can feel that.

Coke or Pepsi? 

I only drink water. 

Favorite meal to eat on campus?

I haven’t had a meal on campus since the first semester of my freshman year.

A quote you live your life by? 

“One day at a time.”

What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

To me, “Be Colonel” means being a good person and giving 100 percent regardless of the situation. 

Anyone to give a shout-out to?

The boys, specifically my roommates.

-Compiled by Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor