StFX’s passion for “football and winning” selling point for Hamilton recruit (VIDEO)

Hamilton defensive back joins AUS team’s 2016 class.

Jacob Zivolak will be continuing his gridiron career in Nova Scotia.

Recently, the 5’11, 175 pound defensive back from Hamilton, Ontario signed with StFX X-Men.  Zivolak will join the team for the 2016 AUS season.

“StFX really stood out to me because of the family like atmosphere at the school,” explained Zivolak of his decision.  “It will be easy to transition to university in such a great school community.”

“What also stood out to me was how passionate the coaches were about football and winning. Its easy to play for coaches with the same love for the game as you have and are just as competitive as you are.”

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Zivolak began playing the sport in grade 11 with St. Thomas More Knights of the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic Athletic Association (HWCAA).  Moreover, he has previously suited up for the Hamilton Ironmen of the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL).

The defensive back will compete with the varsity Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Ontario Football Conference this summer.

“There is a lot of excitement at X for this upcoming football season following an AUS Conference Championship as well as hosting the Uteck Bowl,” expressed Zivolak of his new gridiron home. “I’m really excited for what lays ahead for the program.”


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