Name: Suzie Ellis
Athlete of the week achievement: She teamed up with Mariah Turiano to win the No. 1 doubles championship at the Altoona Invitational this past weekend.
Season update: Earlier last week, she picked up a win in a rematch of last year's District 6 team championship, in an away match against State College to help Hollidaysburg improve to 4-0 on the season.
Coach Denis' quote: "She is a tremendous athlete, who just started playing tennis. I think she realizes that there is a lot of potential there for her. She is a very hard worker putting in a lot of time with lessons and practicing."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Jubeck
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: Dear John
Favorite food: Wings
Favorite song: "Not Afraid" by Eminem
Outside interests: Basketball and hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Duke
Pro athlete most admired: Roger Federer
Best athlete I ever played with: Hollidaysburg's Megan Bettwy
Best athlete I ever competed against: Mount Lebanon's Eva Varotsis and Julia Rose
Most influential person on my athletic career: Amanda and Brian Denis and my Dad
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning districts last year
How I got my start in tennis: I went to tennis camp in fifth grade.
Future goal: To win districts in tennis and basketball this year.