Name: Elizabeth Weiland
Athlete of the week achievement: Weiland collected 14 points and 11 rebounds in starting for Paige Burk and helped Claysburg knock off Keystone, 41-33, in the PIAA Class A playoffs.
Season update: Weiland is averaging around 8 points and 5 rebounds per game for the Lady Bulldogs, who play Kennedy Catholic in the PIAA Class A second round on Wednesday.
Coach Jeff Appleman's quote: "She's been really coming on strong the last couple of weeks. She's a very determined player who plays with a lot of focus and a lot of intensity. We have her on the other teams' good offensive players because she is a very determined defensive player.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Bozella
Favorite subject: Biology
Favorite movie: "Escape Plan''
Favorite food: Chicken Parmesan
Favorite song: "TKO'' by Justin Timberlake
Outside interests: Volleyball, hanging out with friends and family
Favorite professional team: Miami Heat
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Maggie Lucas
Best athlete I ever played with: McConnellsburg's Bronwyne Mellott
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis' Karson Swogger
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Mike Weiland
Proudest athletic achievement: Two-time MVP of Tyrone Hoopsfest
How I got my start in basketball: I played biddy basketball at the Garver YMCA
Future goal: "To go to college and make a difference in the world.''