Ian O’Shea

Name: Ian O’Shea

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Track and field

Athlete of the week achievement: O’Shea won the 100 dash, 300 hurdles and was part of two winning relays in helping the Bellwood-Antis boys win the AA team title at the West Central Coaches Meet. He was also named the AA boys’ most valuable performer. He also had two firsts and two seconds in Bellwood’s victory at the Bellwood-Antis Invitational.

Season update: O’Shea has the top time in the area in the 300 hurdles in 41.02 seconds.

Coach Nick Lovrich’s quote: “He’s such a hard worker, and you always like to see the hard workers do well. He had a great week running. He’s come on really strong. To come away with four first places at the West Central meet is a great accomplishment.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Schreier

Favorite subject: Science

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption.”

Favorite food: Steak and potatoes

Favorite song: “Good Riddance (Time of your Life)” by Green Day

Outside interests: Fishing and working out

Favorite professional team: Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Heath Miller

Best athlete I ever played with: Seth Worthing

Best athlete I ever competed against: Nick Patton of Tyrone

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, and Coach Lovrich

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning districts in football

How I got my start in track and field: “I stopped playing baseball in ninth grade and went out for track.”

Future goal: Go to college, play football and hopefully someday be a science teacher and a football coach.