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Hannah Swope

October 9, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Hannah Swope

School: Central Cambria

Age: 14

Grade: Freshman

Sport: Tennis

Athlete of the week achievement: Swope won the District 6 Class AA girls singles title on Saturday.

Season update: Since Central Cambria does not field a girls tennis team, Swope's first action of the season was in the district tournament, where she went 4-0.

Coach Lisa Swope's quote: "She performed excellent and shook off her nerves and played like she's been training and playing all summer."

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Niebauer

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: "Titanic"

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: "Some Nights" by Fun

Outside interests: Running and hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Notre Dame

Pro athlete most admired: Rafael Nadal

Best athlete I ever played with: Courtney Cavalier

Best athlete I ever competed against: State College's Natasha Fedkina

Most influential person on my athletic career: My cross country coach, Randy Wilson

Proudest athletic achievement: Second in the two-mile run at districts last year and winning district tennis this year

How I got my start in tennis: My mom played and got me started with it

Future goal: I'd like to get a scholarship in either tennis or running

I am looking for: