Name: Chad Luensmann
Athlete of the week achievement: Luensmann went 2-for-5 with five runs scored and an RBI in victories over Claysburg-Kimmel and Tyrone. He also pitched five shutout innings, giving up just a bunt single, with 10 strikeouts and no walks in the 9-0 win over Claysburg.
Season update: Luensmann is hitting .400 and is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA for the 2-0 Blue Devils.
Coach Steve Conlon's quote: "Chad is a very hard-working player who is dedicated to baseball. He leads by example with his work ethic. We're looking for big things from him the rest of the year."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Crowell
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "Step Brothers"
Favorite food: Steak and mushrooms
Favorite song: "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton
Outside interests: Working out with Troy Allen at Own the Plate Baseball
Favorite pro team: New York Yankees
Favorite college team: Virginia Tech
Pro athlete most admired: Mariano Rivera
Best athlete ever competed with: Ryan Sloniger, Punxsutawney
Best athlete ever competed against: Trevon Walker, Mount Union
Most influential person on my athletic career: Mark Helsel
Proudest athletic achievement: Second-team all-state as a pitcher as a sophomore
How I got my start in baseball: "My mom signed me up to play for King's at East End when I was 5."
Future goal: To get a Division 1 baseball scholarship and then get drafted one day