Name: T.J. Brandt
Athlete of the week achievement: Brandt captured the 145-pound title at the Sheetz Holiday Classic with his 100th-career victory. He was named Outstanding Wrestler. Brandt also picked up a pin in Tuesday's dual meet against Mifflin County.
Season update: Brandt is 6-0 on the season for the Mountain Lions.
Coach Joel Gilbert's quote: "T.J. had an outstanding performance this weekend. He was very aggressive and was physical in all positions."
Favorite teacher: Miss Bender
Favorite subject: Anthropology
Favorite movie: "Step Brothers"
Favorite food: Anything sweet
Favorite song: Anything by Big Sean
Outside interests: Hunting and hanging out with my friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Iowa
Pro athlete most admired: Mike Tyson
Best athlete I ever played with: Chance Marstellar
Best athlete I ever competed against: Ohio State's Nick Roberts, North Star alum
Most influential person on my athletic career: My coaches, Jody Strittmatter and Joel Gilbert
Proudest athletic achievement: Becoming a two-time All-American
How I got my start in wrestling: I wasn't very good at any other sport.
Future goal: To become an officer at West Point