Emilee Hollingsworth

Name: Emilee Hollingsworth

School: Altoona

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Tennis

Athlete of the week achievement: Hollingsworth went 3-0 and beat Mount Lebanon’s Morgan Happe in the finals to win the third flight of the Mountain Lion Tennis Invitational.

Season update: She’s 8-0, all in singles play.

Coach Eric Hovan’s quote: “Emilee has had a great start to her senior season, and she’s undefeated. She beat three state-level players who are extremely tough and her mental resolve pulled her through.”

Favorite teacher: Miss Quynn

Favorite subject: Biology

Favorite movie: “Heavyweights”

Favorite food: Ice cream

Favorite song: “Crazy” by Hunter Hayes

Outside interests: Skiing, Young Life, Girls League and Speech League

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Serena Williams

Best athlete I ever played with: Ashli Livermore

Best athlete I ever competed against: Mount Lebanon’s Morgan Happe

Most influential person on my athletic career: My coach, Eric Hovan

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning my flight

How I got my start in tennis: “My mother signed me up for the Mansion Park tennis clinic when I was 8 years old.”

Future goal: “To go to Penn State and become a speech language pathologist, and become a Young Life leader.”