Name: Brady Gehret
Sport: Indoor track and field
Athlete of week achievement: Gehret won the 200-meter and 400 dashes and placed second in the long jump and the distance medley relay in leading Altoona to its second straight PTFCA indoor track state championship.
Season update: Gehret has the fastest time in nation in the 200-meter dash, which is also a state record, and the second fastest time in the nation in the 400-meter dash.
Coach Mike Adams' quote: "Brady is a great talent. He's worked very hard, and he takes a lot of pride in his work ethic and success in track and field. He's meant a tremendous amount to our program for not only what he does in his events but the role model he's been."
Favorite teacher: Mr. McGinnis
Favorite subject: Sports & Nutrition
Favorite movie: "The Hangover''
Favorite food: Pizza and wings
Favorite song: No preference
Outside interests: Chilling with friends
Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Pitt basketball
Pro athlete most admired: Allen Iverson
Best athlete I ever competed with: Aaron Nadolsky
Best athlete I ever competed against: Matt Wagner, my oldest sister's boyfriend
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Cory and Lisa
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning states at indoor track
How I got my start in track and field: "Everyone in my family did it, so I just started doing it.''
Future goal: To win Indoor Nationals and win another outdoor championship.