Finn impresses in opener
Name: Jacqueline Finn
Athlete of the week achievement: Finn collected three hits, including two doubles, and drove in one run in Bellwood-Antis’ season-opening 4-3 win over Tyrone
Coach Jim Payne’s quote: “She is only a sophomore, and even at her young age, she leads us. She is a real good leader, and she is a hard worker. She comes early to practice and is late to leave. She is a real pleasure to coach.”
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Frank
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: “A League Of Their Own”
Favorite food: Pasta
Favorite song: “Yeah” by Usher
Outside interests: Playing basketball and hanging out with my friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Pitt
Pro athlete most admired: Troy Polamalu
Best athlete I ever played with: Taylor Payne
Best athlete I ever competed against: Ronette Claar
Most influential person on my athletic career: My coach, Jim Payne
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the district championship in softball against Claysburg-Kimmel last year.
How I got my start in softball: There was a Little League for softball in Bellwood, and I started playing when I was 9.
Future goal: Attend college and hopefully play softball.