Name: Tobias Patterson
Athlete of the week achievement: Patterson was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Bellwood's 7-4 win over Juniata Valley, and was 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the Devils' 11-6 win over Tyrone.
Season update: Patterson is batting .500 with four RBIs through two games this season.
Coach Steve Conlon's quote: "As a senior he's really stepped up and taken a leadership role. He's encouraging all of the kids. And on top of that he's swinging a hot bat right now."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Partner
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "The Boondock Saints"
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite song: "Lose Yourself" by Eminem
Outside interests: Playing at the local courts in town, hanging out with friends and playing football on the weekends
Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Albert Pujols
Best athlete I ever played with: Derek Denny
Best athlete I ever competed against: Mount Union's Brock Goodling
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad
Proudest athletic achievement: Runner-up in states in summer league
How I got my start in baseball: "My dad got me into playing tee ball when I first moved to Bellwood.''
Future goal: To play college baseball someday