Name: Janae Dunchack
School: Northern Cambria
Sport: Track and field
Athlete of the week achievement: Dunchack won 11 events in three big meets - Bellwood-Antis Invitational, Heritage Conference Championships and West Central Coaches Class AA Invitational. The Northern Cambria girls won all three meets.
Season update: Dunchack's top times are 12.69 (100 dash) and 25.66 (200 dash). She has also cleared 5-63/4 in the high jump and has long-jumped 17-111/4.
Coach Jim Rocco's quote: "She's been doing it for four years. What can I say? She's as reliable as they come.''
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Susan Rocco
Favorite subject: French 4
Favorite movie: "Forrest Gump''
Favorite food: Pierogies
Favorite song: "Come On Get Higher'' by Matt Nathanson
Outside interests: Drawing, reading
Favorite professional team: New Orleans Saints
Favorite college team: Dartmouth
Pro athlete most admired: Michael Jordan
Best athlete I ever played with: Cambria Heights' Amber Dubyak
Best athlete I ever competed against: Central's Alli Smith
Most influential person on my athletic career: My grandfather, Bill Dunchack
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the state high jump three times
How I got my start in track and field: Thought it would be fun to do in between other sports
Future goal: Graduate college and become a doctor