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McCabe doing everything for Portage

December 25, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Olivia McCabe

School: Portage

Age: 16

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Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: McCabe scored 11 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and had five blocks in a win over Conemaugh Township. She also scored 17 points, had 15 boards and six steals in a win over Blacklick Valley.

Season update: McCabe averages a double-double with 15.8 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. The Lady Mustangs are 6-0.

Coach Lance Hudak's quote: "Liv means so much to us offensively and defensively. She's such a factor on both ends of court. Her athleticism is off the charts. She the epitome of a team player and makes everyone around her better."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Panick

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: "Dark Knight Rises"

Favorite food: Shrimp

Favorite song: "Diamond" by Rihanna

Outside interests: Friends, family, track, volleyball, softball

Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite college team: Pitt Panthers

Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant

Best athlete I ever played with: Macy Hollenshead

Best athlete I ever competed against: Homer-Center's Katlyn Skinner

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents and coaches

Proudest athletic achievement: Competing in the playoffs the last two years

How I got my start in basketball: Playing for Coach Lance Hudak and Coach Randy Hatch

Future goal: To play college basketball

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