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Meet our GRC Hockey Seniors!

Ben Baysore

Parents: John & Ginny
# of years in hockey: 13 years
Favorite hockey memory: Hanging out with teammates on Winterim
Funniest hockey memory: Chipping a golf ball off to Sam VanSchepen who took a baseball swing with another club at the golf ball and nailed Alex McKay in the head.
Favorite hockey drill: Trackback
Most dreaded hockey drill: Three Step
Future plans: Attend Grand Canyon University and study Engineering
Favorite Bible verse: Joshua 1:9 — Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Isaiah Clark

Parents: Trent & Kerri
# of years in hockey: 12 years
Favorite hockey memory: Skeet shooting in Dallas for Winterim
Funniest hockey memory: When Coach Zimmy acted like he put our phones on the goalie’s chest so we wouldn’t shoot there, but in the end, it was just chocolate.
Favorite hockey drill: The Ydenberg drill|
Most dreaded hockey drill: 3 step
Best hockey move: Through the defender’s legs
Future plans: Attending Grand Canyon University to study Engineering
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 41:10 — So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Logan Sutliff

Parents: Barb & Steve
# of years in hockey: 15 years
Favorite hockey memory: Beating Marquette in the state semifinals
Favorite hockey driil: Trackback
Most dreaded hockey drill: Grade Skate
Best hockey move: The Michigan
Future plans: Continue to play hockey
Favorite Bible verse: Philippians 4:13 — I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Matthew Sweetland

Parents: Steve & Bernie
# of years in hockey: 10 years
Favorite hockey memory: Scoring my first goal in my first game in travel hockey
Funniest hockey memory: When I hit Yde and he came back and hit me in the same shift 5 seconds later.
Favorite hockey drill: The Ydenberg drill
Most dreaded hockey drill: On the line
Best hockey move: The Zimmy special
Future plans: Playing Junior hockey in North Carolina
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 40:29-31 — He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary and young men stumble and fall, but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Sam VanSchepen

Parents: Kevin & Rachel
# of years in hockey: 15 years
Favorite hockey memory: Beating Lowell-Caledonia in the playoffs in 2021
Funniest hockey memory: Sophomore year playoff haircuts.
Favorite hockey drill: Trackback
Most dreaded hockey drill: Iron Cross
Best hockey move: Datsyuk toe drag
Future plans: Attending Calvin University
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 23:4 – Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear not evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Matthew Ydenberg

Parents: Marc & Shelly
# of years in hockey: 15 years
Favorite hockey memory: Beating Lowell-Caledonia in the playoffs in 2021.
Funniest hockey memory: Joke night in Trenton
Favorite hockey drill: The Ydenberg Drill or Slovaks
Most dreaded hockey drill: 3 step
Best hockey move: The Stretch Pass
Future plans: Attending Hope College to study business.
Favorite Bible verse: Philippians 4:13 — I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Hayden Zimmerman

Parents: Shawn & Bridget
# of years in hockey: 15 years
Favorite hockey memory: Going to Dallas for Winterim then going to Traverse City the day after and mercying a team because of the bond we had together playing as a team. 
Funniest hockey memory: Anytime me and Ben are together on the ice.
Favorite hockey drill: Trackback
Most dreaded hockey drill: The Spitting Llama
Best hockey move: Slap shot
Future plans: Playing Juniors hockey in Bismark, North Dakota
Favorite Bible verse: Ephesians 4:2 — Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

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