Name: Maria Pompa
School: Cambria Heights
Athlete of week achievement: Pompa has 12 points and eight steals in a win against Berlin and 28 points and six steals in a victory over Central Cambria.
Season update: Pompa averges 13.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.3 steals.
Coach Lee Stanek's quote: "I think Maria is probably one of the best defensive and most consistent players right now. The whole senior group is a special group and she fits right in."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Thomas
Favorite subject: English
Favorite movie: "Baby Mama"
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite song: "Look After You" by The Fray
Outside interests: Track and soccer
Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant
Best athlete I ever played with: Kristy Gwizdak
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle's Alli Williams
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents and coaches
Proudest athletic achievement: Qualifing for state playoffs last year
How I got my start in basketball: My parents signed me up in fourth grade
Future goal: Attend college and graduate