Name: Brianna Kearney
School: Penn Cambria
Athlete of the week achievement: Kearney scored 35 points in a victory over Johnstown and followed that performance by scoring 21 points against Bedford. She scored seven points in a win over Westmont Hilltop to help the Lady Panthers secure a 3-0 record for the week.
Season update: Kearney is averaging 16.5 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game.
Coach Bruce Fryklund's quote: "She has played for us since she was a freshman and started for us the last three years. She is a terrific leader and just leads by example."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Fryklund
Favorite subject: Biology
Favorite movie: "The Notebook"
Favorite food: Chicken
Favorite song: "Super Bass" by Nicki Minaj
Outside interests: Horseback riding, shopping, and hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Candice Parker
Best athlete I ever played with: Brianna Mulhern
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle graduate Ali Williams
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents
Proudest athletic achievement: Making the all-tournament team and winning the MVP award at the Art Burkett Tournament.
How I got my start in basketball: "In third grade, my dad wanted me to play."
Future goal: "I want to have a career in emergency medicine."