Athlete of the Week | Vilho Saariluoma '18

Week of Jan. 28 - Feb. 3

Vilho, a senior top line left wing for the Varsity Boys’ Hockey team, has been on a tear offensively for the Penguins. In a big 5-2 win vs. Phillips Exeter, Vilho had a hand in all five of the Cushing goals by scoring a hat trick and assisting on the other two goals with one of the goals being the game-winning goal. Vilho followed up this performance with a goal and two assists in a 7-0 win vs. Tilton. And to end the week prior to the long weekend, he scored another hat trick and had his second game-winning goal in a 5-2 win vs. Vermont. Vilho is committed to continuing his hockey career at Union College.

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Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.