Football: Nazareth Academy grad Nick Rush honored by Penn as top senior student-athlete

Nazareth grad Nick Rush (12) | University of Pennsylvania
Nazareth grad Nick Rush (12) | University of Pennsylvania

Hinsdale’s Nick Rush barely had time to unpack from his recent monthlong trip to South America before was issued a challenge.

His 12-year-old brother Matthew was eager to test his basketball skills against his older sibling.

The competitive fire burns at an early age in the Rush household.

“My little brother was bugging me to play one-on-one,” said Nick Rush, a 2010 Nazareth graduate who recently graduated from Pennsylvania. “He’s become quite the basketball player. I have three sisters and one brother and everyone is doing great in life. We all have a friendly competition. I look forward to coming back home to hear about what everybody else is doing.”

While the Rush family of Hinsdale has been a long-time part of Hinsdale Central athletics, Nick Rush played basketball and football at Nazareth.

[Read the full story at High School Cube News]

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