WILMINGTON, Ohio - Throughout the coming months, the Wilmington College athletics department will be highlighting senior student-athletes who had their senior seasons cut short due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Today's senior salute is Zac Chucta. A four-year member of the program, Chucta appeared and started in all 45 games and accumulated 32 goals and 24 assists. During his time wearing the Green & White, Chucta grabbed 161 ground balls and forced 25 turnovers.
What is your major? Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology
What is your favorite class at Wilmington College? - Anything with Paul Moke
What is your favorite memory with the men's lacrosse program? - Scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against Adrian College my sophomore year and all walking to cookout during a spring break trip.
What are your plans after graduation? - My plan is to go into the police academy and become a school resource officer.
Do you see yourself returning to Wilmington to compete in 2021? - Unfortunately, my time here at Wilmington has come to an end, and I will not be coming back for another year.
What is your message to underclassmen on the impact of COVID-19? - Your time here at Wilmington is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Try and make the most of every day with your teammates and coaches. Never take what you have here for granted cherish every second of it. These will be some of the best memories of your life. I never thought this is how my time would end here and I would only get to play three games in my last year of athletics, but life comes at you fast. I am so thankful for the friends I have met here and the seniors have made something amazing here. It is time for the underclassmen to carry it on. Make sure you are making the most of your time here because you never truly know when it will end.