Name: Chelsea Rex
Athlete of the week achievement: Rex tossed a four-hitter with eight strikeouts and allowed no earned runs in a 3-1 playoff win over Penns Valley, then struck out 12 of the 17 batters she faced and gave up two hits over five innings in a 4-1 win over Mount Union.
Season update: Rex is 11-1 with an ERA of 1.10. She has 141 strikeouts and nine walks in 83 innings. Offensively, she is batting .379 with 19 RBIs.
Coach Jim Gonder's quote: "She was on top of her game last week. She throws to different spots and throws extremely hard and is a real hard worker.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Fink
Favorite subject: Physical education
Favorite movie: "The Notebook"
Favorite food: Seafood Alfredo
Favorite song: Anything by Johnny Cash
Outside interests: Going fishing
Favorite professional team: New York Yankees
Favorite college team: Texas Longhorns
Pro athlete most admired: Cat Osterman
Best athlete I ever played with: Taylor Harpster
Best athlete I ever competed against: Taylor Parsons
Most influential person on my athletic career: My step-dad, Greg Whitehead
Proudest athletic achievement: Going undefeated at nationals last year in softball
How I got my start in softball: When I was 6, I played minor league baseball and then it went to softball from there.
Future goal: Be successful playing softball and being successful academically in college