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Senior Spotlight: Abrom Shepard

Jaclyn Goldstein

Abrom Shepard is a four-year starter at defensive end for the C.W. Post football team. In 2010, Shepard was second on the team in sacks. The team is currently 0-2 but hopes to turn its record around by defeating Mercyhurst University this Saturday, September 17. The Pioneers will return to Hickox Field on Saturday, September 24 at 1 p.m. to play Shippensburg University.

Name: Abrom Shepard

Major: Geography

Sport: Football

Hometown: Staten Island, New York

How long have you been playing for the C.W. Post football team?

I have been playing for five years.

What was your first impression of Post?

I was impressed with how big the school was and how nice the faculty was when I first arrived here for camp.

How do you feel about Post now?

Post is my second home, and I enjoy being here with my suite family.

What lesson(s) will you take from Post?

I will take with me the lesson that winning is not easy (Coach Collins), and hard work pays off.

What is the best memory you have with the team?

My best memory I have is Homecoming 2009, when we came back to beat Shippensburg in the pouring rain.

What do you want to do after you graduate from Post?

First, I plan on finding a job, so I can work on getting my master’s degree in Urban Planning.

What will you miss the most from Post?

I will miss my teammates and playing football every Saturday in the fall.

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