Name: Elle Collins
Athlete of the week achievement: Collins scored 17 points in a win over rival Altoona and then scored 13 points in a two-point win over Upper St. Clair.
Season update: Collins has 78 points and is averaging 13 points, five assists and three steals per game. The Lady Tigers are undefeated at 6-0.
Coach Deanna Jubeck's quote: "Elle has done a great job. She is one of our team captains and is leading the team on and off the court. She is leading us up and down the court, finding openings for her teammates as well as herself."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Heinlein
Favorite subject: Art
Favorite movie: "Legally Blonde"
Favorite food: Apples with peanut butter
Favorite song: "We Are Who We Are" by Ke$ha
Outside interests: Working out, hanging out with friends and family, and school activities
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Bucknell University
Pro athlete most admired: Troy Polamalu
Best athlete I ever played with: Hollidaysburg graduate Amanda Ottaway
Best athlete I ever competed against: Altoona's Lysa Mealing
Most influential people on my athletic career: My parents, Andrea and Jack, and Coach Jubeck
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the MVP award of the Golden Tiger Tip-Off Tournament
How I got my start in basketball: "I started playing in second grade when Lois Appleman pulled me out of floor hockey.''
Future goal: Attend St. Vincent and get an accounting degree