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MOCA: INSIGHT SERIES #2

28 May 2012

MAZENOD OLD COLLEGIANS’ ASSOCIATION
INSIGHT SERIES #2: ELITE SPORTSMEN - DETERMINED TO SUCCEED
 

 

On Wednesday 6th June the second MOCA Insight Night for 2012 will be held. We welcome back five Old Boys who have pursued their dreams on the sporting field, fuelled by a burning passion and drive to succeed. Our guest speakers for the evening include:

Matthew Boyd (2000): Captain of the Western Bulldogs, 196 AFL games, All-Australian Team 2009, Australian representative in the International Rules Series against Ireland. Matthew has risen above the disappointment of not being drafted and finding himself in Frankston Reserve grade VFL team to becoming one of the game’s most respected and elite players.

Jeff Riseley (2004): Dual Olympian who will represent Australia in 2 months’ time at the London Games, in the 800m and 1500m events. Jeff’s current training regimen sees him running 160 km each week in preparation for London 2012.

Heath Black (1996): 192-game player with Fremantle and St. Kilda. Since retirement Heath has returned to Melbourne and speaks regularly on the topic of male depression. Heath has also recently penned his autobiography, entitled “Black”.

MOCA have also secured:
• Jack Cummings (2011): Gold Medallist and World Record Holder from the World Junior   Championships, Russia 2011, in the Team Pursuit event.
• Silvio Foschini (1981): Player of 107 VFL games with South Melbourne Swans and St. Kilda. He is also the father of an elite sportsman, Matthew, who plays for Melbourne Victory in the A-League.

Details: Wednesday, 6th June in the O’Rourke Complex Lecture Theatre at the College. (7.00pm for a 7.30pm start). Light supper provided.

RSVP by email: moca@mazenod.vic.edu.au to confirm number of attendees. Feel free to bring partners, family, friends, and fellow Old Boys.
 

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