Name: Dani Link
School: Bishop Carroll
Athlete of the week achievement: Link had 43 kills in three playoff rounds to lead the Lady Huskies to the Bellwood-Antis Invitational championship title. The team went 10-1 in the tourney.
Season update: Link has 214 kills, 17 digs and 73 service points.
Coach Joe Skura's quote: "Dani has definitely become a strong leader for our program in the last four years. She has become volleyball smart. She has a very srong passion for the sport in the offseason, playing club volleyball and being a strong leader inseason. One thing I can say about Dani is that she is a strong, physical and emotional leader. Through this season, she has shown a real will to win."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Masci
Favorite subject: Art
Favorite movie: "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Favorite food: Everything
Favorite song: "Bulletproof" by La Roux
Outside interests: Basketball and softball
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Notre Dame
Pro athlete most admired: Kerri Walsh
Best athlete I ever played with: Lauren Oldham
Best athlete I ever competed against: Penn Cambria's Stephanie Basile
Most influential person on my athletic career: My sister, Sam, and my pappy.
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the Bellwood-Antis Invitational.
How I got my start in volleyball: "In seventh grade, I decided to play because of my sister."
Future goal: Play volleyball in college.