Name: Lysa Mealing
Athlete of the week achievement: Mealing scored 18 points in Saturday's win over Cumberland Valley. Earlier in the week, she scored 25 in a win over Indian Valley and 15 in a win over State College.
Season update: Mealing has scored 207 points and 121 rebounds on the season. She is averaging 14.8 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Lady Lions, who are 14-1.
Coach Jill Helsel's quote: "She has had so many double-doubles. She has improved from game to game. She has been working really hard with finishing because of the defense on her."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Geis
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: The "Scary Movie" series
Favorite food: Cheese fries
Favorite song: "Everything is a Miracle" by Swimming with the Dolphins
Outside interests: Telling knock-knock jokes, coloring, hanging out with friends and listening to music
Favorite professional team: Boston Celtics
Favorite college team: North Carolina
Pro athlete most admired: Paul Pierce
Best athlete I ever played with: Hollidaysburg's Elle Collins
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic's Halee Adams
Most influential people on my athletic career: My parents, Virginia Carnell and Albert Mealing, Coach Helsel and Coach Pierce
Proudest athletic achievement: Participating in the tournaments this year
How I got my start in basketball: "I just always liked basketball and I decided to play it. My older sister played, so I guess she influenced me."
Future goal: Have a successful career in college