Name: Devin Stessney
School: Bishop Guilfoyle
Athlete of the week achievement: Stessney scored 17 points in the Lady Marauders' victory over Clarion in the PIAA Class A quarterfinals. She also scored 12 points in a win over Serra Catholic in the second round of the playoffs.
Season update: Stessney is averaging nearly nine points per game for the 27-2 Lady Marauders, who play Vicentian Academy in the state semifinals tonight.
Coach Mark Moschella's quote: "It was a great week for Devin. She had a great game against Serra Catholic, both offensively and defensively, then just carried that momentum into playing a great game against Clarion.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Rhone
Favorite subject: Environmental Science
Favorite movie: "Pitch Perfect''
Favorite food: Mike's Court's roast beef
Favorite song: "No Diggity'' by Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends, exercising
Favorite professional team: Boston Celtics
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Kevin Durant
Best athlete I ever played with: Halee Adams and Macey Hollenshead
Best athlete I ever competed against: Altoona's Darby Lee
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Stefan and Shelley, and my coaches
Proudest athletic achievement: "Going to states twice and winning four District 6 championships.''
How I got my start in basketball: "My dad was my coach in second grade in Park and Rec.''
Future goal: "To go to college and become a speech pathologist and live a happy life.''