Athlete of the Week: Caleb Davids

Sophomore led Hawks in shutout with 17 saves

Contributed photo Caleb Davids recorded 17 saves in Tuesday’s win over Fox Cities United. The victory was Davids’ first shutout (4-0) and coach Garrett Smith credits Davids’ performance for the win.

Athlete: Caleb Davids

Sport: Hockey

Position: Goalie

School: Shawano Community High School

Year: Sophomore

Caleb Davids earned the first shutout of his high school career in Tuesday’s 4-0 victory over Fox Cities United. Coach Garrett Smith largely credits the sophomore’s performance for the shutout. Davids, who is in his second year playing for the Hawks, recorded 17 saves in the win. Davids said the win was for his grandfather, who passed away last weekend.


Q Where did your interest in playing hockey begin?

A When my aunt invited me to an Appleton Ice Dogs game when I was about two years old.


Q What’s your favorite part about playing the game?

A The nonstop action and intensity.


Q How did it feel getting your first shutout win and 17 saves during Tuesday’s game?

A It felt amazing! Especially being able to get one for my grandpa Jim.


Q What’s your goal for this season?

A To have at least a 90 save percentage.


Q What is your favorite memory of playing Shawano hockey?

A Winning the championship in Shawano during my second year in Bantam.


Q What athlete do you look up to and why?

A Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers), He plays amazing in the net and I want to be just as good as him when I get older.


Q What’s your favorite part of growing up in Shawano?

A Definitely the Sun Drop!


Q Who is your favorite sports team, and why?

A Chicago Blackhawks, because they play amazing as a team.


Q Favorite movie?

A “Miracle” is my favorite movie, no doubt.


Q Do you have a favorite quote or verse?

A “The day you think you can’t get any better is the day you’ll see your competition ahead of you.” — Henrik Lundqvist