Name: Sarah Kaneshiki
Athlete of the week achievement: Kaneshiki won the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:17.57 at the Bucknell Invitational. Kaneshiki also finished in second in the 200 freestyle at Bucknell, a meet that featured 31 teams and over 600 swimmers competing. She also won the 50 and 100 freestyle in a win over Northern Cambria.
Season update: The Lady Tigers are 1-0 and had a solid showing at the Bucknell Invitational.
Coach Deb Solomon's quote: "Sarah has been a very hard worker and dedicated swimmer for the past four years. She is a great team leader and obviously from her hard work, it is showing with her wins."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Watt
Favorite subjects: Math and Science
Favorite movie: "She's Out of My League"
Favorite food: Cucumber rolls
Favorite song: "Tell'em" by Sleigh Bells
Outside interests: Play the piano, hang with friends and play Xbox
Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Natalie Coughlin
Best athlete I ever played with: Hollidaysburg's Sarah Robbins
Best athlete I ever competed against: Altoona's Danielle Parowski
Most influential people on my athletic career: Coach Solomon and Coach Glen Giles
Proudest athletic achievement: Placing 14th in the mile at the YMCA nationals
How I got my start in swimming: I was told about it by a friend.
Future goal: I want to place in the top 8 at the state meet and break the 50 freestyle school record