Mitch Townsend

Team: Men's Hockey Position: Right Wing Jersey Number: 18 Hometown: Bedeque, PEI Birthdate: 1988 Year of eligibility: 0 Program: Business Administration


Favorite quote? Al Pacino –“I’ll tell you this, in any fight it is the guy who is willing to die, who is going to win that inch. And I know if I am going to have any life anymore it is because, I am still willing to fight, and die for that inch because that is what LIVING is. The six inches in front of your face.”

If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why? I would do my best to make everyone in the world equal and everyone on level playing ground.

What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically? Athletically: Winning provincial championships in school softball back to back years; Non-Athletically: Going on a mission trip to Jamaica to help with the locals

Who are 5 famous people that you would like to spend a day with, dead or alive? Wayne Gretzky, Steve Yzerman, Mark Whalberg, Sidney Crosby, Rick Mercer

Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone? Live every day to the fullest. Live everyday day as if it would be your last! Do everything you do to the best of your ability and leave everything on the playing field! Have no regrets!; To follow your heart and to do what you think is right!

What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why? John 3:16- “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that who shall ever believe in him shall not perish but have ever lasting life”

What is your career ambition? To find myself a career I can be happy in. Settle down eventually and find myself and wonderful wife

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why? My family has been my biggest influence in my life. They have always been there for me in my triumphs and in my times of need. My family is the most important thing to me in my life.

A few of Favorites:

TV Show? The Simpsons

Ice Cream flavor? Chocolate Chip

Movie? Gladiator

Superhero? Batman

Meal? Chicken Dinner

Piece of clothing? My hats

Book? Bob Probert Story

Course at Briercrest? Financial Accounting

Vacation destination? Jamaica

Scent/smell? Home cooked meal

Pro Sports Team? Detroit Red Wings

Pro Athlete? Steve Yzerman

Genre of music? Hip-Hop

Song? Empire State of Mind