Name: Olivia McCabe
Athlete of the week achievement: McCabe had 22 points, 10 rebounds and four steals in a win over Shanksville-Stonycreek and 25 points and 19 rebounds in a victory over North Star.
Season update: McCabe is averaging 20.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 3.5 blocks per game for the 4-0 Lady Mustangs. She was also MVP of the Art Burkett Memorial Tournament earlier this season.
Coach Lance Hudak's quote: "Olivia has worked extremely hard to become the player she is today. Only a sophomore, this six-foot-plus athlete will continue to develop into an even more imposing force on both ends of the court. Humble, unselfish, the epitome team player who makes the entire Portage program proud."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Lutz
Favorite subject: American Cultures
Favorite movie: "Love & Basketball"
Favorite food: Shrimp
Favorite song: "Fly" by Nicki Minaj
Outside interests: Spending time with friends and competing in other sports
Favorite professional team: L.A. Lakers
Favorite college team: Pitt
Pro athlete most admired: Pau Gasol
Best athlete I ever played with: Emily McCabe and Emily Chobany
Best athlete I ever competed against: North Star's Emily Lohr
Most influential person on my athletic career: My coaches and my parents, Bradley and Kristie
Proudest athletic achievement: Being selected for athlete of the week
How I got my start in basketball: Playing for coach Lance Hudak in third grade
Future goal: Continue to improve my game and hopefully play Division I basketball