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Q&A with Cole Williamson

Earlier this off-season, nineteen (19) players were added to The Program by virtue of the 2020 OHL Priority Selection and 2020 OHL U18 Priority Selection.

Today we  introduce you to a seventh member of this year’s draft class through a ‘Q&A’ feature exclusively here on soogreyhounds.com.

Today we meet Greyhounds 2nd Round selection of the OHL U18 Priority Selection … Cole Williamson.

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PERSONAL/FAMILY:
Full Name:
Cole Robert Williamson 

Nickname(s):
W
illy 
Hometown:
Hampton Ontario 
Place of Birth:
Oshawa 
Parents names:
Rob and Jen 

Siblings (brother/sister, age, name):

Sister,14,Cadey 
Pets (kind/name):
2 dogs Daisy and Apollo
 
HOCKEY
Previous three teams you have played for?
Whitby Wildcats, Ajax Pickering Raiders, Clarington Toros 

Most memorable moment:

Getting back on the ice after breaking my leg.

What is your main motivation on the ice?

The feeling of winning. I hate losing.

What challenges did you overcome to get where you are now in hockey?
Proving to everyone that knew about my shorter leg that it doesn’t affect me and that I’m just as good with a short leg 

What do you know about the Soo Greyhounds or the City of Sault Ste Marie?

Lots of good players that have been with the organization and small city that loves hockey. 
Words of advice for a player aspiring to be drafted/play in the OHL?
There’s always someone better so you have to work harder than them 
FAVOURITE:
Colour: 
Red

Number:

16

NHL Team:
 
Toronto Maple Leafs 

Sport other than hockey:
 
Lacrosse 

Hobby/Hobbies:
 
Hangout with friends or go biking 

Food:
 
Pizza 

Videogame:
 
Any sports game 

TV Show
:
Sports centre with jay and dan

Movie:
 
Fast and furious 

Band/Music genre:

Rap 

Meal:
 
Chicken Parm and Salad 
 
OTHER
Do you speak any other languages?
No 

Biggest fear?
 
Breaking another bone 

Who has been the most influential person in your life? 
My mom

If you could hang out with one celebrity (dead or alive) who would it be?
Kevin Hart

What did you want to be when you were small?
NHL player 
If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
LA

Any hidden talents or something people don’t typically know about you?

My right leg is 6 cm shorter than my left.

What was the best vacation you ever took and why?

To visit my moms friend that worked at Princeton University 

What could you not live without?
My phone hockey and a hat 
 
Snapchat/Intstagram or Facebook?
Snapchat 
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