Janelle Gueguen

Name: Janelle Gueguen

School: Bishop Carroll

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Volleyball

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.