Name: Billy Edmiston
School: Juniata Valley
Athlete of the week achievement: Edmiston fired a three-hitter against Williamsburg and a two-hitter against Claysburg-Kimmel in recording two victories and 23 strikeouts. He also went 6-for-11 with two homers, a double, triple, seven RBIs and eight runs in five Juniata Valley victories.
Season update: Edmiston is hitting .419 and is 4-0 pitching with a 0.35 ERA and 34 strikeouts for the 12-5 Hornets.
Coach Bill Peters' quote: "Billy had a great week, not only pitching, but batting, too. He's a very coachable kid who loves the game of baseball.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Anders
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Forrest Gump''
Favorite food: Tacos
Favorite music: Country
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends, fishing and hunting
Favorite professional team: New York Yankees
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Stan Belinda
Best athlete I ever played with: Derek Greene
Best athlete I ever competed against: Mount Union's Brock Goodling
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Bill and Ruth, and Stan Belinda
Proudest athletic achievement: Mirror athlete of the week
How I got my start in baseball: "I've always liked baseball, and I have family members from both sides who enjoy baseball and were fairly good at it.''
Future goal: Be successful and do something with a career in baseball