Name: Janelle Gueguen
School: Bishop Carroll
Athlete of the week achievement: Gueguen had 100 assists in the Bellwood-Antis Tournament Saturday, helping Bishop Carroll to its third-consecutive title. Gueguen also had 40 assists in a win over Richland, 36 assists in a win over Cambria Heights and 36 assists in a triumph over Forest Hills this past week.
Season update: Gueguen surpassed the 1,000-career-assist mark earlier this season, despite starting as the setter only as a junior and senior.
Coach Joe Skura’s quote: “Janelle has been leading our team every single night, and I can’t say enough about how she’s playing, especially lately. She is truly executing plays and allowing our strong hitters, like Sarah Gomish, to look even better.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Skura
Favorite subject: Anatomy
Favorite movie: “Insidious 2”
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite song: “Beneath You’re Beautiful” by Labrinth
Outside interests: Basketball, softball
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: North Carolina
Pro athlete most admired: Hines Ward
Best athlete I ever played with: Sarah Gomish
Best athlete I ever competed against: Lauren Oldham
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Dan and Nez
Proudest athletic achievement: Making it to states last year and getting my 1,000th assist this year
How I got my start in volleyball: I was playing in eighth grade and Mr. Skura asked me to move up
Future goal: Attend college and be successful.