A CUTTING EDGE -
Toronto native Jacob (Jake)
Anderson '09 realized his boyhood dream of playing hockey internationally
when he was invited to participate in an international hockey tournament
in Russia, April 4-10.
As a member of Team Canada,
he will play several other experienced teams to build his own skills. He
will be far from home, but not too far from family. His brother and cousin
have been invited to play on the same team. According to Anderson, hockey
"runs in the family."
Although Trinity does not
have a hockey team, Anderson feels that the College played a part in his
opportunity to go to Russia.
"I came to Trinity and put
it in God's hands," he says, "Without that, none of this would have ever
Anderson also says he has
many supportive friends at the College, both new ones he met this year
and those from his high school years at Timothy Christian High School in
Though hockey is his first
love, it is not the only sport Anderson enjoys. He also plays golf and
tried out for Trinity's baseball team this year. He didn't make it, but
that won't stop him.
"You don't give up,"
he says, "I'm just going to practice and get better over the summer."
Anderson will return to the
College after the tournament is over. He has been playing organized hockey
since he was 5 years old. After high school, Anderson spent a few years
playing hockey in Canada before coming to Trinity.