Kulick helping Claysburg

Name: Abby Kulick

School: Claysburg-Kimmel

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Kulick scored 49 points in three Claysburg-Kimmel wins, including scoring 26 in a big victory over Northern Bedford.

Season update: Kulick averages 15.4 points per game. The Lady Bulldogs are 10-3 on the year.

Coach Jeff Appleman’s quote: “Abby is a very intense player who is able to break down defenses. She is also a strong rebounder and a clutch foul shooter. I feel fortunate to have her for another year.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Bozella

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Pitch Perfect”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “Wanted” by Hunter Hayes

Outside interests: Softball, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Boston Celtics

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Michael Jordan

Best athlete I ever played with: Northern Bedford’s Leah Hershberger

Best athlete I ever competed against: State College’s Bridget King

Most influential person on my athletic career: My family

Proudest athletic achievement: Being named Athlete of the Week

How I got my start in basketball: “It’s been in my family – I started when I was old enough to pick up a ball.”

Future goal: Attend college and be successful in life