Name: Jess Welteroth
School: Bishop Guilfoyle
Athlete of the week achievement: Welteroth recorded 29 kills, 23 service points, 12 blocks and 21 digs combined in three matches.
Season update: Welteroth has 133 kills, 37 blocks with 87 service points and 109 digs
Coach Bob Kasun's quote: "Jess has improved many aspects of her game. She has averaged double-digit kills and has developed into a go-to player in our offense. Jess is surrounded by great teammates, who challenge her to become better in practices and in games. That combination has helped our team to a successful season so far."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Sutton
Favorite subject: No preference
Favorite movie: "Sweet Home Alabama"
Favorite food: Anything my mom makes
Favorite song: Anything by Chris Brown
Outside interests: Hanging out with siblings and friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Troy Polamalu
Best athlete I ever played with: This year's Bishop Guilfoyle volleyball team
Best athlete I ever competed against: Breanna Kochinsky from Northern Cambria
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents
Proudest athletic achievement: Making the District 6 first-team all stars last year
How I got my start in volleyball: My parents
Future goal: To play volleyball in college